The BEST way to protect yourself from the Flu is to get a yearly vaccine. It is a very safe and effective vaccine and it is FREE for students, so there is no excuse or reason to not get one. The 2 seconds of pain is a lot less than the days of misery that the flu can cause!
Our flu clinics are scheduled as follows. Again this year students can receive the flu vaccine for free. Just bring your student ID card. Faculty and Staff will be $25 again this year.
Influenza Vaccine Clinics for the Fall 2018 semester will be determined in September.
Cost is FREE for Students and $25 for Employees, cash or check is preferred. SUNY Cortland ID is required.
Remember that the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from the flu. Handwashing is the best way to protect yourself from other infectious diseases. Also avoid touching your face as that is the main point of entry for most illnesses.
Also remember that you CANNOT get the flu from the flu shot. It is biologically impossible for that to happen! You MIGHT feel a little under the weather or even have a fever for a day or so, but it will NOT make you sick, so please do not let that concern prevent you from getting a vaccine. The vast majority of people have very little or no side effects from the vaccine.
For questions and answers regarding influenza vaccination, please visit the CDC's Seasonal Influenza Shot webpage.