SHC

Free Flu Shots Now Available to Students at the KSHC!

September 10, 2021

To protect yourself and those you love, the CDC recommends that everyone over the age of six months get a flu shot every year. The Klotz Student Health Center is now offering free flu shots to students ($35 for faculty/staff).

According to the CDC' 2021-2022 Flu Season FAQ:

A few things are different for the 2021-2022 influenza (flu) season, including:

  • The composition of flu vaccines has been updated.
  • All flu vaccines will be quadrivalent (four component), meaning designed to protect against four different flu viruses. For more information: Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine | CDC.
  • Licensure on one flu vaccine has changed. Flucelvax Quadrivalent is now approved for people 2 years and older.
  • Flu vaccines and COVID-19 vaccines can be given at the same time.
  • More detailed guidance about the recommended timing of flu vaccination for some groups of people is forthcoming.
  • Guidance concerning contraindications and precautions for the use of two flu vaccines – Flucevax Quadrivalent and Flublok Quadrivalent – were updated.

Flu shots will be given by appointment at the Klotz Student Health Center. To schedule your appointment please call, 818 677-3666, option 1. Please bring your ID.

*Individuals 65 and older may receive the standard flu vaccine. However, there is a “high-dose” alternative. Ask your healthcare provider for more information.