Flu Shots for UNM Students @ SHAC
Effective Jan. 22, 2014:
UNM Students (18 or older) can get a free flu shot on a walk-in basis at the SHAC Immunization Clinic on the second floor of SHAC (while supplies last). The Immunization Clinic is open Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM and Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
SHAC's "Take One for Raymond" flu shots are dedicated to the memory of UNM student Raymond Plotkin, who passed away from the H1N1 virus in 2009. Raymond’s parents established the “Take One for Raymond” Initiative and Scholarship Program to encourage everyone to get their seasonal flu shots.
For information, call the SHAC Immunization Clinic at 277-7925. Promo Flyer
Flu Shots for UNM Staff & Faculty (eff. Jan. 22, 2014):
- UNM Lobo Care Clinic: Employees and dependents enrolled in a UNM or UNMH employer-sponsored health plan can call the LoboCare Clinic at 272-3935 to schedule an appointment for a nurse visit for a free flu shot (while supplies last).
- UNM Employee Occupational Health Services (EOHS): Call 272-8043 to schedule an appointment for a free flu shot (while supplies last).
- If you are unable to get a flu shot at LoboCare Clinic or EOHS due to lack of vaccine, staff and faculty can call the NM Department of Health’s Nurse Advice Hotline at 1-866-681-5872 to find a flu shot clinic near you.
Influenza Prevention Efforts at UNM (eff. Jan. 22, 2014):
"Take One for Raymond" Flu Shot & Scholarship Initiative
UNM SHAC dedicates their annual flu shot clinics in memory of UNM student Raymond Plotkin, who passed away from the H1N1 virus in 2009.
Raymond’s parents established the “Take One for Raymond” Initiative and Scholarship program to encourage everyone to get their seasonal flu shots.
Raymond's Parents @ Fall 2013 Flu Shot Clinics
Elaine and Ronnie Plotkin participated in the SHAC Flu Shot Clinics on Sep. 25 and 26, 2013 at the SUB Atrium. We really appreciated their help!
2013-2014 Scholarship Recipient
The 4rd recipient of the Raymond E. Plotkin Scholarship in the UNM School of Engineering is Joseph A. Paz. He is currently a freshman student in Engineering from Mayfield High School in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Joseph is a General Engineering student, currently taking courses towards a Chemical Engineering degree with a focus in Biomedical Engineering. Joseph is a strong student with a very positive attitude; he is an avid advocate of educating others about MRSA; and has an interest in pursuing a post-bachelor degree.
For more information about the Raymond E. Plotkin Scholarship, visit the UNM School of Engineering website.
For more info about the "Take One for Raymond" Initiative and Scholarship Program, please see the following:
Influenza Updates & Resources:
Prevention Tips & Information:
There are precautions that everyone can take to stay healthy. Good hand washing is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of colds, flu, and other communicable diseases.