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Flu Vaccine Clinic

 

ISU Employee Flu Vaccine Clinic, Fall 2022 - Open through October 18!

 

Location: State Gym, South Courts (please enter State Gym through the South Doors)

Remaining Dates: Monday October 17, and Tuesday October 18 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

 

ISU WellBeing is partnering with Occupational Medicine to provide flu vaccinations to eligible ISU employees. The vaccine is provided at no cost as a service through ISU WellBeing. 

The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. While there are many different flu viruses, the seasonal flu vaccine is designed to protect against the top three or four flu viruses that research indicates will cause the most illness during the flu season. People should begin getting vaccinated soon after flu vaccines becomes available, ideally by October, to ensure that as many people as possible are protected before flu season begins. For more information on the flu vaccine for 2022, visit the CDC website at 2022 - 2023 Influenza Season.

High risk employees are those who are pregnant, older, or have other medical conditions or disabilities: see CDC guidelines. 

 

The following groups are eligible to receive this free service:

  • Faculty, Professional and Scientific, Merit and Post Docs
  • University Child Care (employees only)
  • Retirees on health plan who are not yet 65
  • ISU Foundation employees
  • Iowa State Daily employees

The following groups are NOT eligible for this campus clinic:

  • Students (undergraduate and graduate) and visiting scholars are not eligible for this service. Please contact Thielen Student Health Center (515-294-5801) for vaccination information.
  • Spouses and dependents are not eligible for this service.

 

Here are some tips to help make your flu vaccination go as smoothly as possible:

  • No appointment or pre-registration is necessary.
  • It is a paperless process– employees will need to know their ISU ID to get the vaccine.
  • Wear a short sleeve or loose fitting shirt for ease of administration.
  • Main flu clinic entrance is the southwest corner of the building– please come to the south door of State Gym to enter.
  • Parking is available.
  • Accessible entrance also on the SW corner of the building. Look for signage.
  • Parking is available in the General Staff lot immediately south of State Gym, which runs parallel to Sheldon Ave.
    • Parking lot requires a permit. (Lot #1 on this map ISU Online Campus Map (iastate.edu)
    • There will be a limited number of free non-staff permit spaces available close to the entrance.
    • Cy-Ride also stops outside of State Gym on Union Drive.

 

For more information on the flu vaccination clinic at ISU, please see: Flu Shot 2022 - Frequently Asked Questions.

If you have additional questions, please contact the UHR Service Center at 294-4800.

ISU Employee Flu Clinic, Fall 2022

Monday, October 3rd - Friday, October 14th

Monday through Friday

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

State Gym, South Courts

 

ISU WellBeing is partnering with Occupational Medicine to provide flu vaccinations to eligible ISU employees. The vaccine is provided at no cost as a service through ISU WellBeing. 

The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. While there are many different flu viruses, the seasonal flu vaccine is designed to protect against the top three or four flu viruses that research indicates will cause the most illness during the flu season. People should begin getting vaccinated soon after flu vaccine becomes available, ideally by October, to ensure that as many people as possible are protected before flu season begins. For more information on the flu vaccine for 2022, visit the CDC website at 2020-2021 Influenza Season.

High risk employees are those who are older or have underlying medical conditions - see CDC guidelines. 
 

The following groups are eligible to receive this free service:

  • Faculty, Professional and Scientific, Merit and Post Docs
  • University Child Care (employees only)
  • Retirees on health plan who are not yet 65
  • ISU Foundation employees Iowa State Daily employees

The following groups are NOT eligible for this campus clinic:

  • Students (undergrad and graduate) and visiting scholars. Please contact Thielen Student Health Center for vaccination information.
  • Spouses and dependents.

 

Here are some tips to help make your flu vaccination go as smoothly as possible:

  • No appointment is necessary.
  • It is a paperless process – employees will need to know their ISU ID to get flu shot.
  • Wear short sleeve or loose fitting shirt for ease of administration.
  • Main Flu Clinic entrance is SW corner of the building– please come to the south door of State Gym to enter.
  • Parking is available.
  • Accessible entrance also on the SW corner of the building-look for signage
  • Parking is available in the General Staff lot immediately south of state gym which runs parallel to Sheldon Ave.
    • Parking lot requires permit (Lot #1 on this map ISU Online Campus Map (iastate.edu)
    • There will be a limited number of free non-staff permit spaces available close to the entrance.
    • Cy-Ride also stops outside of State Gym on Union Drive.

 

For more information on the flu vaccination clinic at ISU, see the Flu Shot 2022 - Frequently Asked Questions.

If you have additional questions, please contact the UHR Service Center at 294-4800.

ISU Employee Flu Clinic, Fall 2022

ISU WellBeing is partnering with Occupational Medicine to provide flu vaccinations to eligible ISU employees. The vaccine is provided at no cost as a service through ISU WellBeing. 

This year flu vaccinations will be available Monday - Friday from September 21 to October 2

NEW LOCATION - Stephens Auditorium at the Iowa State Center. 

  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am RESERVED for higher risk employees*
  • 10:00 m – 4:00 pm Open for all employees

*High risk employees are those who are older or have underlying medical conditions - see CDC guidelines.

PLEASE NOTE there have been many changes to the process and location for the Flu Clinic for 2020, so please read over the FAQ to get details before going.

To ensure the safety and well-being of all staff and employees, the four key Cyclones Care Behaviors will be strictly followed.

  1. Physical Distancing - Stephen's Auditorium was chosen to accommodate maximum physical distancing!
  2. Face Coverings are required to enter the building to get your flu shot.
  3. Hand Sanitizer will be available for use in several locations.
  4. Stay Home if ill – complete the daily Cyclones Care Symptom Tracker before you come. If you are not safe to be on campus – please wait and come a different day.

Here are some tips to help make your flu vaccination as painless as possible:

  • No appointment is necessary.
  • Be prepared to answer yes or no to Cyclone Cares Symptom Checker.
  • Temperature checks will be performed. Any employee with a temperature of 100.4 or greater will not be able get their vaccine that day.
  • Paperless process – employees MUST know their ISU ID to get flu shot.
  • Wear short sleeve or loose fitting shirt for ease of administration.
  • Closest parking is Lot F on the west side of Stephens Auditorium.

The flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. If you are pregnant, the flu shot is recommended, however, pregnant women are encouraged to check with your physician prior to vaccination. The flu season peaks in December - February, but can run from October until early May. For more information on the flu vaccine for 2020, visit the CDC website at 2020-2021 Influenza Season.

The following groups are eligible to receive this free service:

  • Faculty, Professional and Scientific, Merit and Post Docs
  • University Child Care (employees only)
  • Retirees on health plan who are not yet 65
  • ISU Foundation employees Iowa State Daily employees

The following groups are NOT eligible for this campus clinic:

  • Students (undergrad and graduate) and visiting scholars. Please contact Thielen Student Health Center for vaccination information.
  • Spouses and dependents.

For more information on the flu vaccination clinic at ISU, see the Flu Shot 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions.

If you have additional questions, please contact the UHR Service Center at 294-4800.

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