Health Center offers additional Fall 2011 flu shot clinics

Stock photo of a man getting a flu shotSMU’s Memorial Health Center will offer several more Fall 2011 flu shot clinics during October. The next available clinic is for faculty, staff and students and will take place 2-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in the Health Center building.

This year, the Health Center will offer both the new needle-free flu shot and the conventional needle shot.

> Learn more about the needle-less flu shot in this segment from NBC News 5

Two more clinics for faculty, staff and students will take place at the Memorial Health Center, scheduled for 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, and 9-11 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Flu shots will also be available from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the 2011 Human Resources Fair in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center.

A clinic for faculty, staff and students at the SMU-in-Plano campus will take place 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in Building 3.

The University pays for flu shots for all benefit-eligible faculty and staff. Other faculty and staff members, as well as spouses, may purchase shots for $25. The Memorial Health Center accepts cash (exact change) and checks made out to the SMU Health Center.

> Visit the SMU Health Center online

To shorten your wait at the flu clinic, take these steps:

Keep up with the latest flu information, including upcoming clinic schedules, at smu.edu/flu.

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