Flu shot clinics
Dalhousie Student Health & Wellness and the School of Nursing team up every year to provide flu shots to members of the Dal and King's communities.
2018 Flu Shot Clinics (Halifax)
|Wednesday, October 17||9am-12pm||SUB Room 224|
|Thursday, October 18||9am-12pm||CHEB Lobby (off University Ave)|
|Friday, October 19||2-5pm||MA120 Morroy Building (Sexton Campus)|
|Monday, October 22||1-4pm||Dalplex Studio 4|
|Tuesday, October 23||1-4pm||SUB Room 224|
|Wednesday, October 24||1-4pm||Kings Boardroom|
|Monday, October 29||1-4pm||Killam Library Atrium|
|Tuesday, October 30||9am-12pm||Tupper Link|
|Wednesday, October 31||1-4pm||Dentistry Building Lobby (off University Ave)|
|Thursday, November 1||9am-12pm||SUB Room 302|
2018 Flu Shot Clinics (Truro)
All Flu Shot Clinics on the Agricultural Campus will be held in Health Services (Dairy Building).
|Tuesday, October 16||9-11:30am|
|Tuesday, October 16||1-4pm|
|Thursday, October 18||9-11:30am
|Thursday, October 18||1-4pm|
|Tuesday, October 23||9-11:30am
|Tuesday, October 23||1-4pm|
|Thursday, October 26||9-11:30am|
|Thursday, October 26||1-4pm|
If you are unable to attend a Flu Shot Clinic (and would still like to get a flu shot):
Drop by Student Health & Wellness and get a flu shot during our nursing hours when the flu vaccine becomes available (date for 2018 flu vaccine availability coming soon). Don't forget to bring your health card and your Banner number.
In Halifax: Monday-Thursday 9am-6:30pm, Friday 9am-5:30pm, Saturday/Sunday 12-5pm (Student Health & Wellness Centre, Lemarchant Place)
In Truro: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30am-4pm, Wed 10am-4pm
** Dalhousie faculty and staff who are not current patients of Dalhousie Student Health & Wellness are welcome to register and get a flu shot at the Student Health & Wellness Centre (Halifax) or Student Health Services (Truro) for this one-time service.
Symptoms of the flu
- Stuffy and runny nose
- Sore throat
- High fever
- Aches and pains
Why should you get the flu vaccine?
- Reduce your chances of getting the flu
- Protect the people around you (you can spread the virus without showing symptoms)
- It's contagious and can spread quickly and easily
- The flu can lead to serious complications including pneumonia and respiratory failure
- The vaccine is safe
The flu is responsible for about 12,200 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths in Canada each year. For more information about the flu and the flu vaccine, visit the Government of Canada website.
- Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly
- Keep your hands away from your face
- Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that you touch often
- Cough and sneeze into your arm, not your hand
If you do get sick:
Follow the tips above (under being proactive) and stay home until your symptoms are gone.