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Vaccines are now available

Fight the Flu

The best defense against getting the flu is to receive your annual flu vaccination. It is recommended that everyone 6 months or older receives a vaccine. Protect yourself and others.

Flu Vaccine Information

Flu vaccines are available at the Health Services during regular hours. No appointment necessary. Please remember to bring your University ID card and your insurance card.

Vaccine Fees

Health Services will bill your insurance for your flu vaccine. Most insurance companies cover annual flu vaccinations, but we encourage you to contact your insurance company to confirm. If you would prefer to not bill your insurance, the cost of the flu vaccine is $40.00

If you have an HMO insurance plan, the vaccine may not be covered and will result in the cash price of $40. Check with your carrier for coverage.

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

FeverRareYes, often high (102 - 104F); lasts 3-5 daysCommonNever
HeadacheRareYes, sudden and can be severeCan be presentUncommon
Aches/painsMildUsual, often severeCan be presentNever
Fatigue/weaknessMildYes, sudden and can last 2-3 weeksCan be presentSometimes
Extreme exhaustionNeverYesCan be presentNever
Stuffy noseCommonSometimesHas been reportedCommon
SneezingCommonSometimesHas been reportedUsual
Sore throatCommonSometimesCommonSometimes
Chest discomfort/coughMild hacking coughCommon, can be severeCommonSometimes
Shortness of BreathRareRareRare, except for those with allergic asthmaIn more serious infections



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