Thursday, September 27, 2012
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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