Public health has announced a change in the criteria for receiving the flu vaccine. This information and our ability to provide the vaccine is changing rapidly. Please see http://www.sfu.ca/vaccinations/?feed=rss2 for the latest information on availability. Flu Clinics will be offered at specific times at SFU for people who meet the public health expanded criteria while supplies last.
If you are experience flu like symptoms or have concerns about the flu, please contact HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 or visit their website http://www.healthlinkbc.ca.
SFU Health and Counselling Services has received a limited supply of H1N1 vaccine for students, faculty and staff who are:
- pregnant with a doctor’s note or
- all ages with chronic health conditions or
- are the household contacts of infants under 6 months or the immune compromised or
- between the ages of 6 months and 18 years old.
- emergency first responders (firefighters, police officers)
- living in remote or isolated communities
- a member of an Aboriginal community
Clinics for these specific groups will be held on the following dates. Please NOTE the different locations and times:
Vancouver : Hallway Outside of HCS Vancouver
November 19, Thursday 10:00am-1:00 pm
Burnaby : James Douglas room
November 20, Friday 11:00am-2:00pm
Please bring your medical insurance documentation (i.e. CareCard).
For clinics held elsewhere in the community please visit the BC government flu clinic locator at http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/flu, contact your family doctor, or visit your local health authority website:
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (North Shore/Coast Garibaldi, Vancouver and Richmond.)
Fraser Health Authority (Fraser North, Fraser South and Fraser East)
For SFU pandemic plan information or H1N1 information visit http://www.sfu.ca/H1N1.