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The University of Vermont
Center for Health and Wellbeing
The Center for Health and Wellbeing will be offering the injectable form of the H1N1 vaccine this week to all UVM students, faculty, and staff. While we continue to see low rates of H1N1 infection in our region, it is quite possible that we’ll experience another wave of H1N1 infection this winter. If you have not yet received the vaccine, please strongly consider attending a clinic at the University or elsewhere to become immunized.
H1N1 Injectable Vaccine Clinic
Thursday, February 18th
Davis Center, 1st Floor
12:30pm – 3:30pm
(No ticket system. First come, first served.)
All UVM students, faculty, and staff are eligible to receive the H1N1 vaccine on Friday provided they do not have medical contraindication to receiving the vaccine (see below). While all eligible individuals are encouraged to receive the vaccine, individuals who should, in particular, strongly consider receiving the H1N1 vaccine include the following:
- heart disease
- pulmonary disease (including asthma)
- endocrine disease (including diabetes)
- blood disorders (including sickle cell disease and anemia)
- kidney disorders
- liver disorders
- weakened immune systems as a result of illness or medication (HIV, AIDS)
- chronic neurological conditions
Who should not receive the H1N1 Injectable vaccine on Friday?
Does it cost anything?