UA Little Rock to Hold Flu Clinics Oct. 13-19

UA Little Rock nursing students administer a flu vaccine during a campus wide clinic. Students and staff were able to receive a free flu vaccine at the annual event held by UA Little Rock Health Services and the Department of Nursing.

UA Little Rock Health Services will offer flu shots to the campus community during campuswide clinics Oct. 13-19.

In collaboration with the School of Nursing, flu vaccines will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 13 in Donaghey Student Center Ledbetter Hall.

Additional clinics will be held:

·      Thursday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Health Services

·      Friday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Health Services

·      Monday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Health Services

·      Tuesday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Heath Services

Those who are receiving a flu shot are required to wear a mask and should dress for easy access to the upper arm by wearing short sleeves. Visit this online form to schedule your flu shot appointment. Click on the tabs at the top of the of the webpage to select the date of your appointment.

The flu vaccine offered through Health Services is FLUARIX quadrivalent, which is created without preservatives and does not contain thimerosal. This vaccine protects against H1N1, H3N2, B/Victoria lineage, and B-Yamagata lineage.

Those with health insurance should bring their insurance card to their appointment. Most insurance companies cover 100 percent of the cost of the flu vaccines with no copay, co-insurance, or any out-of-pocket expense. If your insurance does not cover the flu vaccine, you will not be charged. Those without insurance will receive the vaccine at no cost as well.

Anyone who is 65 and older and would like to take the FLUZONE High-Dose Quadrivalent vaccine must schedule an appointment with Health Services by calling 501-916-3188.

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