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MIT Medical offers flu shots

As the flu season approaches, MIT Medical reminds you to consider getting immunized. You may get a flu shot when you visit your clinician for a regular appointment or you may make an appointment for one of several vaccination clinics taking place in November.

Please note one of the clinics is being held in Cambridge on Veteran's Day, an Institute holiday. Making your appointment for this clinic would be a great way to avoid traffic and parking hassles.

MIT Medical in Cambridge

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 3 to 7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 6, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Veteran's Day, Friday, Nov. 10, 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 17, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Call your primary care provider's office (If you do not have a primary care provider, please call 617-253-4481) Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to make an appointment to get your flu shot at one of the Cambridge clinics.

The vaccination is a covered benefit for all students, MIT Health Plan members and members of the MIT community covered by Medicare. All others will be charged a $35 fee for the vaccine, payable at the time of the vaccination. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.

For more information, including appointments for children and services in Lexington, go to web.mit.edu/medical/a-flunews.html.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 1, 2006 (download PDF).

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