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Stanford Flu Crew and Vaden to provide more flu shots Oct. 16, Oct. 21

Stanford Flu Crew and the Vaden Health Center will provide more free flu vaccines on Thursday, Oct. 16, in Stern Dining and on Tuesday, Oct. 21, in Wilbur Dining. Shots will be available from 5 to 7 p.m.

Vaden is also hosting drop-in flu clinics on weekday afternoons through Dec. 1.

This weekend, more than 300 free flu vaccines were delivered on campus by Stanford Flu Crew, an organization of physician-faculty, medical students and undergraduates. Nearly 200 vaccines were delivered at Florence Moore Dining on Oct. 12, and 160 were delivered at Lagunita Dining on Oct. 11, according to Flu Crew Undergraduate Coordinator Carolina Downie ’16.

Last week, 257 vaccines were delivered at Arrillaga Family Dining Commons Wednesday and 160 vaccines were delivered at Ricker Dining on Thursday.

Those eligible for free vaccinations include registered students and their spouses, University faculty and staff, retirees and postdoctoral scholars. Spouses of faculty and staff, retirees and postdoctoral scholars can receive vaccines for a $26 fee through the Flu Crew and a $32 fee through Vaden.

The Flu Crew will host off-campus vaccination events at local community organizations and churches through November.

 

Contact Sarah Moore at smoore6 ‘at’ stanford.edu.