The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place. Instruction has transitioned online for summer sessions. Read the latest update posted 5/29/2020 at 7:50 p.m.
Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated March 31, 2020 at 9:20 a.m.
Seasonal Influenza: The Disease
Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.
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Information Source: CDC.gov
How to Get the Vaccine
To receive flu vaccine, students should come to the Health Service Immunization Clinic Monday - Friday between 8:00 -11:30 AM (Wednesdays: 9:00-11:30 AM) and 12:30-3:30 PM. There is a 20-minute wait following administration of the vaccine.
NC Department of Health and Human Services citizen hotline for questions about flu vaccine: 1-800-662-7030.