SLU's employee health department is offering free flu vaccinations to all faculty and staff at the University's wellness fair. Flu shots will be given at the Carnival of Health from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4 in the St. Louis Room of Busch Student Center and from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 in the multi-purpose room of Doisy College of Health Sciences.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has broadened its vaccination guidelines and now recommends flu vaccination for people older than 6 months.Employees earn points for the Vitality Wellness program by getting a flu shot.
SLU employees who are health care workers will receive an additional information on their flu shot visits, which this year will include tuberculosis screenings and respirator fit testing. Specific details will follow soon.