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) 

Date Time Location
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 Council Chambers


2018 Flu Shot Clinics (Truro) 

All Flu Shot Clinics on the Agricultural Campus are held in Health Services (Dairy Building).

Date Time  
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. 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
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat
  • High fever
  • Aches and pains
  • Fatigure
  • Headaches 

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.

Be proactive! 

  • 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.