Who needs a flu vaccine?
d) All of the above
The flu does not discriminate – even healthy people can get the flu! Get vaccinated to protect yourself and your loved ones.
2019 flu shot information
Three locations serving faculty and staff plus on-campus flu shot events!
The Center for Healthy Living, the Nursing Center for Family Health and Purdue Pharmacy – all on Purdue’s West Lafayette Campus – will be providing free flu shots for all benefits-eligible employees, spouses and dependents on a Purdue medical plan.*
Flu shot schedules for regional campuses can be found via the “Faculty and Staff Flu Shots” link below.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone over the age of 6 months should get a flu vaccine every season. Additionally, extensive study has been done on the correlation between influenza and its effects on chronic conditions.
|Purdue University 2019 Flu Shot Locations|
|BUILDING/EVENT||Dates / Room||Time||FACULTY/STAFF||ADULT DEPENDENTS||MINOR DEPENDENTS|
|Nursing Center for Family Health||
By Appointment ONLY
|Purdue Pharmacy||ANY||8:30am-5:30pm||Yes||Yes||Not Recommended|
Flu Shot Events
|October 9 - 25||Varies||Yes||Yes||Not Recommended|
*The Center for Healthy Living and the Nursing Center for Family Health will be administering the Fluzone Quadrivalent vaccine which is designed to protect against four different flu viruses; two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses and is approved for anyone ages 6 months and older. Additionally, the Flublok Quadrivalent vaccine – which is egg free and is approved for use in people 18 years and older – will be available at both locations. The Purdue Pharmacy will be administering the Afluria Quadrivalent (pre-filled syringe) vaccine, which is preservative free and latex free.
Purdue University 2019 Onsite Flu Shot Events
As an added convenience for the faculty and staff, flu shot events also are scheduled at various times and locations around campus between October 9 and October 25. For more information, please follow the appropriate link below for respective flu shot event details.
Pediatric Flu Shots (available only for dependents covered on a Purdue medical plan)