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November 5th, 2009

Dear UAlbany Student:

H1N1 flu vaccination clinics, held last Thursday and Friday and again this Tuesday, vaccinated close to 1,700 students. All three clinics were completely booked. We have scheduled three additional clinics as follows:

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2009 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in the Campus Center West Lounge (outside of the Student Association suite);
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2009 from 1:00pm - 6:00pm in the Campus Center Terrace Lounge;
  • Friday, November 20, 2009 from 10:00am - 3:00pm in the Campus Center Terrace Lounge.

Please note that unless an underlying medical condition prevents the use of the nasal vaccine, you should expect to receive the nasal vaccine.

As with previous clinics, pre-registration is required through myUAlbany. Registration for these clinics is now open.

To qualify to receive the vaccine, you must be under 24 years of age or provide medical documentation form your treating physician at the time of vaccination confirming an underlying medical condition (heart or chronic lung disease, asthma-excluding simple exercise induced asthma, immunosuppressive disorders, severe neuro-muscular disorders, pregnancy).

Visit the University's H1N1 web site for more vaccine-related information at: http://www.albany.edu/h1n1/vaccinefaq.shtml. Clinics will continue through the end of the semester.

Sincerely,

Peter Vellis, DO
Medical Director
University Health Center
askUHC@uamail.albany.edu