Given the increased influenza activity in the state and nation, we are offering three more walk-in clinics for students, staff and faculty beginning January 15th.
Please note the hours for these walk-in clinics are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
- January 15, Michael Hooker Research Center Lower Level Atrium
- January 16, Student Union West Lounge
- January 17, Student Union West Lounge
Attention: University Employees who participate in the University's Immunization Review Program, including School of Medicine faculty and staff
In addition to the campus wide flu clinics listed above, the University Employee Occupational Health Clinic (UEOHC) is offering walk-in flu clinic hours from 9:00 am to 12 noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Thursdays and Fridays starting September 13, 2012 for University employees (including the School of Medicine) who are part of the University's Immunization Review Program. School of Medicine employees who cannot make it to the UEOHC on a walk-in flu clinic day may also make an appointment to receive the influenza vaccine any clinic day of the week by using the online appointment schedule and selecting "Immunization Review-New" from the drop down menu.
- UNC Student-Employee Influenza Vaccine Consent Form
- UNC Student-Employee Influenza Medical Contraindication Release Form
- UNC Student-Employee Religious Exemption Form
You can get influenza from the injectable vaccination
The injectable vaccine does not contain any of the live virus so it is impossible to get influenza from the vaccine. Side effects may occur in some people, such as mild soreness, redness or swelling at the injection site, headache, or a low-grade fever. Vaccination is a safe and effective way to prevent influenza and its complications.¹ More....
influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccination each year. Every year in the United States, on average 5% to 20% of the population gets the flu; more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu complications, and; about 36,000 people die from flu. More....