The 2011 influenza vaccine is available for Medical University Hospital Authority, MUSC, University Medical Associates, Crothall, Sodexo employees and volunteers. Employees are encouraged to receive the flu vaccine at one of several campuswide satellites scheduled by Employee Health Services and Infection Control.
Employees should bring their MUSC ID badge to one of five locations between Sept. 27 and Oct. 19. Employees may also receive the vaccine at Employee Health Services' office, 57 Bee St., from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with faster service between 1 and 3 p.m.
Satellite Schedule — 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 27, Library Portico and outside of Ashley River Tower Chest Pain Center; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 28, Library Portico; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 5, Children's Hospital lobby; 9 to 11 a.m., Oct. 6, Harborview Office Tower, Room 910; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 12, outside ART cafeteria; and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 19, Children's Hospital lobby.
It takes approximately two weeks to build immunity, so it is recommended that employees receive the flu vaccine at least two weeks before holiday gatherings with family and friends.
Managers may administer flu vaccine to their departments' employees. Fill out the Flu Vaccine Request Form, which is found on the intranet, and fax to 792-1200. For additional information, visit http://mcintranet.musc.edu/ehs/.