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Flu Vaccines Available
September 1, 2017

Even healthy people can get the flu and it can be serious. Everyone 6 months and older (that's YOU!) should get a flu vaccine. This season, protect yourself- and those around you - by getting a flu vaccine.

 Did you know? That anyone even young, healthy adults can get sick from the flu and spread it to others. Buzz buzz (text message: You coming out tonight? I can't I have the flu. My niece and girlfriend have it now too.) The short time it will take you to get a flu vaccine. Can help protect you and the ones you love. The flu vaccine is safe and does not cause the flu. #GetAFluVax

WALK IN: Flu vaccines are now available without an appointment for faculty, staff and students at Student Stores Pharmacy (3rd floor of Student Stores) and Campus Health Pharmacy (basement of campus health) for students, faculty and staff during open hours (M-F 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at both pharmacies and Sat 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Student Stores Pharmacy only). Bring your insurance card. Please note that medicare plans are not accepted. 

BY APPOINTMENT: Campus Health Services Immunization Clinic will offer flu shots for students by appointment starting the end of September. To schedule an appointment, call 919-966-2281 and press menu option 2. 

Bring your insurance card. Most insurance plans cover the flu vaccine in full. Without insurance or for plans that do not provide coverage, the cost of a flu vaccine is $32.

Additional seasonal influenza walk-in clinics for students are offered at various locations on campus.  For specific campus locations and more information visit, http://flu.unc.edu/.'

Protect yourself and others from the flu. Get Immunized!

Take actions to reduce the spread of germs:

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you sneeze or cough. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
  • Wash your hands well with soap and water, especially before eating or touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Avoid close contact with sick people
  • Stay healthy by getting adequate sleep, eating healthy and exercising

For additional resources, visit http://www.cdc.gov/flu/ and http://www.flu.gov/