Flu

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot!

It's not too late to get your flu shot!

Flu season can go on until May. Health Service has a limited supply of free flu vaccine available by calling 781.283.2810. If you are not on campus, visit www.flu.gov to locate a flu vaccine in your area.

Detailed information on flu symptoms, prevention and treatment

What to Have on Hand 

Make sure you have a good supply of the following:

  • antibacterial wipes for high touch surfaces where flu may live, like keyboards and phones
  • a thermometer
  • Ibuprofen (Advil) and Acetaminophen (Tylenol).

*The Health Service Nurses have made Self-Care Kits for when you are feeling ill or to treat minor injuries.  To purchase one and have it delivered to your mailbox, call the Health Service at 781.283.2810 or purchase online

To prevent getting sick, wash hands often, especially before meals and after using restrooms. Get adequate sleep, eat nutritious meals and manage your stress through exercise, meditation, hobbies, etc.

Helpful Websites:

www.flu.gov
www.cdc.gov/flu
www.mass.gov/dph/flu