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Flu Vaccination

The most important and effective measure to prevent flu infection is an annual flu vaccination. During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, where COVID-19, like influenza, results in respiratory symptoms, it is more critical than ever to take this step to protect yourself, your loved ones and your community.

To support the health and well-being of UC students, faculty and staff and our communities, the University of California, in consultation with UC Health leadership, has issued a systemwide executive order requiring all members of the UC community to receive an influenza immunization before November 1, 2020.

Beginning November 1, 2020, you will need to attest that you have received the flu vaccine or have received an approved medical exemption or disability or religious accommodation before coming to campus or any other physical UC San Diego worksite for any purpose or duration. 

Already got your flu vaccine this year?


Convenient 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 

We are also offering free flu vaccines to campus employees through our partnership with UC San Diego Health. You can self-schedule a flu vaccine appointment at one of the following UC San Diego Health locations at flu.ucsd.edu. Vaccinations will be administered by appointment only.

Price Center 
As of October 1, 2020, flu shot appointments are available at the Price Center West in Ballroom A. For campus employees who are currently reporting to work on-site, this may be the most convenient option for receiving the flu shot. You will need to remain on-site for 15 minutes after receiving your vaccination. Schedule your flu vaccine »

Drive-up Locations
Currently we are offering three drive-up locations in La Jolla, Hillcrest, and Rancho Bernardo to receive your flu shot without even having to leave your car. Please note that while appointments are quick, you will need to remain on-site in your vehicle for at least 15 minutes after receiving the shot for observation per CDC guidance. Schedule your flu vaccine »