We are encouraging everyone in the campus community to be vaccinated to avoid getting sick and spreading the virus to others. Individuals with pre-existing medical conditions are more likely to experience serious complications from influenza. Healthy individuals can also experience unexpected severe illness from influenza. It takes about two (2) weeks to develop immunity after receiving the vaccine.
In addition to receiving the vaccine, you can do the following to avoid getting sick:
Please call us at 760/750-4915 to make an appointment. The flu vaccine is available and FREE to eligible students only this year (due to higher demand and lesser national inventory). We recommend Faculty/Staff to check with their primary doctors for the flu vaccine or stop by your local pharmacy to see if it is available.