H1N1 Flu Shot Available at Prince William Campus

Posted: November 16, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: November 13, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Student Health Services at the Prince William Campus has a limited amount of the H1N1 inactivated influenza vaccine, the “flu shot,” and a second clinic has been scheduled for Monday, Nov. 16, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Free shots for eligible Mason students, faculty and staff, while supplies last, will be administered at the Occoquan Building, Room 229.

The Arlington and Fairfax Campuses are awaiting shipments; however, members of the Mason community from these campuses are welcome to attend the clinic at Prince William. A Mason ID is required.

For transportation, see the shuttle web page for schedules.

The vaccine is available on a walk-in basis only for students, faculty and staff who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Pregnant women
  • People who live with or care for infants younger than 6 months of age
  • Health care and emergency medical personnel
  • Anyone from 18 through 24 years of age
  • Anyone from 25 through 64 years of age with certain chronic medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease or lung disease) or a weakened immune system caused by cancer, cancer treatment, HIV/AIDS or medicine

Who should not get the H1N1 inactivated influenza vaccine (the flu shot):

  • People with a severe (life-threatening) allergy to eggs.

For updates regarding availability of the H1N1 influenza vaccine, please visit
the Student Health Services web site
Human Resources web site
George Mason University web site
and click on “H1N1 Bulletins”
Prince William County Health Department web site
For more information about 2009 H1N1 inactivated influenza vaccine (the flu shot) see the CDC web site.

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