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Get your flu shot on campus

Posted by Student Health & Wellness on October 14, 2021 in General Announcements

Help keep yourself and our communities safe this year. Dalhousie will be holding on-campus flu shot (influenza immunization) clinics in Halifax and Truro this fall, beginning this month (flu vaccine availability pending). 

On-campus flu shots are available for students, faculty and staff, as well as members of your family and the community.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, those wishing to get their flu shot at an on-campus clinic will be required to pre-book an appointment

In Halifax

Online booking is now available for flu shot clinics in Halifax (October 19-November 18). The full schedule of clinics in Halifax can be found at If you are booking flu shot appointments for a family, please call 902-494-2171. Flu shots will be administered by students from the School of Nursing, registered nurses and physicians from the Student Health & Wellness Centre. Please bring your valid MSI, provincial or private health insurance card and wear clothing that allows for ease of access to your upper arm. 

In Truro

Once available, the full schedule of clinics in Truro will be listed at Booking for flu shot clinics in Truro will be done by calling 902-893-6672. Family members must be 16 years or older for flu shot clinics in Truro. Flu shots will be administered by registered nurses in the Dairy Building/Health Services. Please bring your Dal ID card and wear clothing that allows for ease of access to your upper arm. 

COVID-19 precautions

People presenting for the flu shot will also be screened for COVID-19 symptoms or exposure and should stay home and reschedule their appointment if they don't feel well. Social distancing rules will apply inside the flu shot clinics and masks will be required.

Clinic schedules are subject to change based on vaccine availability. For additional details and up-to-date information, please visit