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Flu Vaccination

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it is more critical than ever to take steps to protect yourself, your loved ones and your community from influenza, as the flu results in respiratory symptoms similar to COVID-19. The most important and effective measure to prevent flu infection is an annual flu vaccination.

The University of California has issued a Policy on Vaccination Programs requiring all students, faculty, other academic appointees, and staff who are living, learning, or working on premises at any University facility to (i) receive Vaccine Education concerning influenza and vaccination as a preventive measure; and (ii) receive or affirmatively decline influenza vaccination. The Compliance date for UC San Diego, is Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

Convenient Flu Vaccination Options for Employees

Your Doctor's Office or Pharmacy

Many local clinics and pharmacies offer free flu shots. You can also visit your primary care provider to receive your flu vaccine. For many employees currently working remotely, this may be the easiest and most convenient option.

UC San Diego Health

Campus employees can self-schedule a flu vaccine appointment at one of the following UC San Diego Health locations by visiting Vaccinations will be administered by appointment only and are free for all employees.