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Employee vaccinations

Thursday, September 27, 2012

A nurse contracted by the State of MInnesota delivers an influenza vaccination to a university employee

A nurse contracted by the State of MInnesota delivers an influenza vaccination to a university employee.

Employees queue in Atwood Memorial Center for influenza and Tdap vaccinations A nurse contracted by the State of MInnesota delivers an influenza vaccination to a university employee 

Protect yourself. Protect others. Get your employee flu and Tdap vaccinations 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Oak Room of Atwood Memorial Center.

Employees can walk in and roll up their sleeves for seasonal influenza and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis/whooping cough) vaccinations.

No out-of-pocket cost if you present your health insurance card.

Without your employee insurance card, the flu shot is $25, the flu nasal spray is $32 and the Tdap shot is $55.

For more information, contact Human Resources at 320-308-3203.

Students: Learn more about vaccinations available at Student Health Services.

Whooping cough and flu

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting a rise in pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the United States. Minnesota has more than 3,700 cases reported in 2012. View the Minnesota's Pertussis Epidemic Response document (PDF). S

As of Oct. 1, CDC was reporting little flu activity. The flu season typically runs October through May.

 

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