Influenza Updates

Flu Shot Options for Students & UNM Community


  • Fall 2020 UNMH Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinics

  • Students can schedule an appointment with Student Health & Counseling by calling SHAC at 505-277-3136. Or, they can attend the UNMH Drive-Thru Clinics or the Main Event Walk-Up Flu Shot Clinics.

    Take One for Raymond: SHAC dedicates their annual flu shots in memory of UNM student Raymond Plotkin, who passed away from the H1N1 virus in 2009.

  • Flu Shots for UNM Staff & Faculty:

    Employee Occupational Health Services (EOHS)
    , Family Practice Center, 2400 Tucker NE:  EOHS will give flu shots T, W, TH 8:30 am – 3:30 pm by appointment only to all UNM/HSC staff starting October 1, 2020. Appointments can be made by calling the EOHS front desk at 272-8043.

    LoboCare Clinic, 1101 Medical Arts Ave. NE, Bldg 4, Suite A. Employees and dependents enrolled in a UNM or UNMH employer-sponsored health plan are eligible to participate in the LoboCare Network. Call 505-272-8481 to schedule an appointment for a flu shot.

  • New Mexico Department of Health:

    The NM Department of Health offers vaccinations for people without insurance or who are otherwise not able to get vaccinated. For information on locations in your area, visit the Public Health Offices page. Or, call the Immunization Hotline at 1-800-280-1618 (option 4).

  • HealthMap Vaccine Finder

  • CDC Flu Vaccine Finder: Find a local pharmacy near you that offers flu shots.

  • Many local pharmacies and/or your primary care provider may have flu shots available.

 

For more information, see: UNM Fall 2020 Flu Shot Webpage



* * Protecting Yourself and Others This Flu Season * *

 


Similarities and Differences between Flu and COVID-19​ - CDC


Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Flu - CDC


Fight Germs. Wash Your Hands!


Protocol - When Making an Appointment to Be Seen at SHAC:

  1. Call SHAC at (505) 277-3136 before coming to the clinic and/or scheduling an appointment.
  2. Identify yourself as having flu-like symptoms (e.g., fever, cough, runny nose).

See also:

 

UNM Students:

Do you have questions or concerns about the flu? Call UNM Student Health & Counseling at (505) 277-3136.

 



Raymond Plotkin PhotoTake One For Raymond"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.

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