Flu Shots 2020

  1. Thursday, October 1st, 20208:00am - 6:00pm

Free Flu Shots

 

Wake Forest University is offering free flu shots to all faculty, staff, and retirees from September 21 through October 19. Spouses and dependent children (8 years and older), who are enrolled in the university’s BlueCross BlueShield medical plan are also eligible. Speak with your primary care physician to see if the flu shot is right for you. All supplies are preservative and latex-free. 

 

Registration: Advanced registration is required. The deadline to register is by 2:00 p.m. the day prior to the scheduled flu shot clinic. 

 

New this year! Drive-through flu shot clinic: WFU is offering a drive-through flu shot location at LJVM Coliseum (2825 University Pkwy, Winston-Salem NC 27105) to accommodate off-site colleagues, retirees, and family members. All individuals in the vehicle are required to wear a mask. Those receiving a flu shot must be seated at a window or door that can be opened. The drive-through clinic is not recommended for first time flu shots, for those who do not respond well to them, or for those that have anxiety about needles. 

 

Important reminders:

  • Safety: Individuals are required to wear a mask
  • Identification: Faculty, staff, and retirees should bring their Deacon OneCard. Spouses and dependent children should bring their BCBS insurance card.
  •  Attire & Seating: Wear clothing that allows easy access to the upper arm. Short sleeves are preferred 
  • Documentation: Bring a completed Flu Shot Consent Form (download in English or Spanish).
  • Additional Reading Materials: Vaccine Information Statement is now available in PDF From (English or Spanish)

Note: Wake Forest University is requiring all faculty, staff, and students to receive a flu shot to help to reduce the burden on resources of the healthcare systems on and off campus while also promoting the health and wellbeing of the campus community. Review the Mandatory Influenza Vaccine Policy for information about documentation and requesting an exemption. Students should contact the Student Health Service for additional information.

 

Event Details

  • Location:
    LJVM Coliseum
  • Sponsor:
  • Open To:
    Faculty, Family of Faculty/Staff, Retirees, Staff
  • Facilitated by:
    Wake Forest Baptist Health