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2017  Flu Campaign
NWHU flu clinics will begin in November.
You can also get your shot at local pharmacies and health care providers - they will begin offering free flu shots mid-October.

Learn more about influenza, the common coldand gastrointestinal infections (which is often mistakenly called the flu).
 
Influenza vaccine (flu shot)
You can get a flu shot from:
 
It takes 2 weeks to develop full immunity to the flu and protection lasts up to one year. You cannot get the flu from the vaccine, it does not contain live virus.
 
Stop the spread
The flu is spread from person to person by coughing, sneezing or other contact with fluids coming from the nose or mouth. It can also be spread by contact with contaminated surfaces. If you are ill and think you may have influenza learn more about how to stop the spread.
 
Public Health Question
  • Q:
    Where can I get a flu shot?
    A:
    ​Flu shots are available at the NWHU, your health care provider's office, and from some pharmacists.