Flu shot clinics

Dalhousie Student Health & Wellness and the School of Nursing team up every year to provide flu shots to members of the Dal and King's communities.

For more information about protecting yourself and others from the flu, as well as information about the influenza vaccine, please visit the Public Health website.  

Flu Shot Clinics 

Please note: This year's flu shot clinics on Halifax and Truro campuses have ended. Students can drop by Student Health & Wellness and get a flu shot during our nursing hours. Don't forget to bring your health card and your Banner number.

In Halifax: Monday-Thursday 9am-6:30pm, Friday 9am-5:30pm, Saturday 12-5pm (Student Health & Wellness Centre, Lemarchant Place)
In Truro: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30am-4pm, Wed 10am-4pm

 

Symptoms of the flu

  • Stuffy and runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat
  • High fever
  • Aches and pains
  • Fatigure
  • Headaches 

Why should you get the flu vaccine?

  • Reduce your chances of getting the flu
  • Protect the people around you (you can spread the virus without showing symptoms) 
  • It's contagious and can spread quickly and easily
  • The flu can lead to serious complications including pneumonia and respiratory failure 
  • The vaccine is safe 

The flu is responsible for about 12,200 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths in Canada each year. For more information about the flu and the flu vaccine, visit the Government of Canada website.

Be proactive! 

  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly
  • Keep your hands away from your face
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that you touch often
  • Cough and sneeze into your arm, not your hand

If you do get sick:

Follow the tips above (under being proactive) and stay home until your symptoms are gone.