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College flu shot occasions to start subsequent week on West Lafayette campus

College flu shot occasions to start subsequent week on West Lafayette campus

College flu shot occasions to start subsequent week on West Lafayette campus

Seasonal flu pictures, which strengthen the bodily well being pillar of the Wholesome Boiler Program, are equipped yearly at no fee to all benefits-eligible Purdue school and team of workers, in addition to spouses and dependents lined on a Purdue well being plan, via a lot of way. Flu shot distribution by the use of the Middle for Wholesome Residing (CHL) starts Sept. 7 at the West Lafayette campus. Flu shot availability is printed under.

Force-through flu pictures on the Middle for Wholesome Residing

The Middle for Wholesome Residing (CHL), situated at 1400 W. State St., Development B, Suite C, on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, will start distributing flu pictures on Sept. 7 with handy, drive-through flu vaccines.

No appointment is needed to acquire a flu vaccine on the CHL by the use of drive-through, walk-in or on the on-campus occasions hosted by means of the CHL. Folks must carry their Purdue College ID (PUID) card or their Anthem clinical plan ID card.

Force-through flu pictures will likely be introduced at the south facet of the middle on Wednesdays and Thursdays all through September and October, with each morning and night time time slots to be had for additonal comfort. The CHL drive-through flu shot time table is under:

  • September
    • Wednesdays (Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28), 7-9 a.m.
    • Thursdays (Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29), 4-6 p.m.
  • October
    • Wednesdays (Oct. 5 and 12), 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. 
    • Thursdays (Oct. 6 and 13), 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.

CHL-hosted on-campus flu shot occasions

As well as, the CHL has on-campus flu shot occasions deliberate as follows:  

  • Sept. 9 – 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Smalley West Convention Room.
  • Sept. 20 – 7 a.m. to five p.m. Stewart Middle, Room 310.
  • Oct. 14 – 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 2550 Northwestern Ave., Room 1200A.
  • Oct. 20 – 7 a.m. to five p.m. Stewart Middle, Room 214 ABCD.
  • Oct. 26 – 7 a.m. to five p.m. Stewart Middle, Room 214 ABCD.

Folks must carry their Purdue College ID (PUID) card or their Anthem clinical plan ID card. No appointment is needed.

Stroll-in flu pictures at CHL

The CHL additionally will be offering flu vaccines on the middle to benefits-eligible staff and dependents lined on a Purdue well being plan on a walk-in foundation starting Oct. 1. Sufferers can merely prevent by means of to obtain their flu pictures; appointments don’t seem to be required. Folks must carry their Purdue College ID (PUID) card or their Anthem clinical plan ID card.

Pediatric sufferers 6 months and older can even obtain their flu pictures on the CHL starting Oct. 1.

CHL vaccine data

The CHL will likely be administering:

  • Fluzone quadrivalent vaccine, which is designed to offer protection to towards 4 other flu viruses: two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses. It’s licensed for any person ages 6 months and older. 
  • Flublok quadrivalent vaccine, which is designed to offer protection to towards 4 other flu viruses: two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses. It’s licensed to be used in ages 18 years and older. It’s preservative and egg-free.

Further flu shot choices

Purdue College Pharmacy (PUP), 575 Stadium Mall Force – Serving, school, team of workers, scholars. Stroll-ins welcome 8:30 a.m. to five p.m. Monday via Friday, however choice will likely be given to these with appointments. Purdue Pharmacy is administering the Flucelvax Quadrivalent Pre-filled Syringe this yr. This can be a preservative-free, egg-free, latex-free product. 

Staff can even time table their flu vaccines with their well being care suppliers or at an area pharmacy.   

Earn Wholesome Boiler incentive bucks

As a reminder, flu pictures are incorporated within the 2022 Wholesome Boiler incentive as one of the vital not obligatory well-being screenings in Step 2 for the ones 18 years and older. Subsequently, those that get their flu shot in 2022 and log of completion into the Wholesome Boiler portal are eligible for added incentive bucks. Additional information on learn how to earn incentives by the use of the Wholesome Boiler Program is to be had right here.  

Additional information

See the “2022 Flu Shot Data” webpage for more info.  

Questions on flu pictures must be directed to Human Assets at 765-494-2222 or by the use of e mail at [email protected]