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IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO GET THE FLU VACCINE!

Flu Vaccine

                     

FIGHT THE FLU.  STOP THE SPREAD!!


Flu season is definitely not over yet, but the good news is that there is still time to get a flu shot if you missed the October vaccine clinics. There is still plenty of flu vaccine available in communities across Massachusetts. To find a flu shot near you, visit a local pharmacy, or search for flu vaccination locations at https://vaccinefinder.org/.

 

Just some reminders on the best way to prevent the transmission of influenza:

1) Obtain the seasonal flu vaccine.

2) Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper arm.

3) Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 15-20 seconds, especially after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hand cleaners are also effective.

4) Avoid close contact with sick people.

5) Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread this way.

Flu symptoms may include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people who have been infected with this virus also have reported diarrhea and vomiting.  If you should experience any of these symptoms or have any questions please call 617-552-3225 to speak with a nurse or to schedule an appointment.  Health Services is entrance is located on St. Thomas More Road, across from Walsh, with an address of 2150 Commonwealth Ave.

Sincerely,


Thomas I. Nary, M.D.
Director

Boston College
University Health Services | Division of Student Affairs 
2150 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 011
Brighton, MA  02135

Phone:  617-552-8493 | Fax: 617-552-3603
Website: bc.edu/uhs