Flu shot compliance deadlines are approaching

Flu shot compliance deadlines are approaching

By Jennifer Palma Sanchez

Flu shot compliance deadlines are approaching

By Jennifer Palma Sanchez

As part of the University of Miami’s COVID-19 response, students, faculty, staff, and supporting team members on all campuses are required to receive the seasonal flu vaccine. Flu shots are currently available at multiple University locations. 

Note important deadlines.
Students: Monday, Nov. 16, 2020
Faculty and staff: Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

Find information for students.
Students on all campuses are required to receive the seasonal flu vaccine. This includes all current, non-remote students; current, remote students who intend to be on campus in the spring semester, and non-enrolled students who intend to be on campus in the spring semester. Visit Student Health Service for a full listing of flu shot locations and answers to frequently asked questions. 

Get details for faculty and staff members.
Flu vaccinations are currently available from the University’s Employee Health Office and UHealth Clinics at Walgreens. Faculty and staff members are able to schedule appointments on the Medical and Coral Gables Campuses. Visit the Employee Health Office website for a full listing of availability, including details on how to submit proof of flu vaccinations received at alternative off-campus locations. Vaccinations are also available by appointment only at all UHealth Clinics at Walgreens locations. Schedule your appointment here.

Explore resources for managers.
A management dashboard for flu immunizations is available in Workday. The dashboard will allow managers to support the immunization compliance for their teams. As referenced in the COVID-19 Return to Onsite Work Employee policy, all employees are required to receive an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved exemption, medical or religious. 

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