University Health Centre

Influenza Season

Protect yourself. Get immunized.

Influenza season is here.

Getting immunized is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself from contracting influenza this season. All U of A students and staff are eligible to receive an immunization for free at University Health Centre and University Health Centre Pharmacy.

University Health Centre Immunizations

Immunizations are available on a walk-in basis beginning November 7, 2016 until the end of influenza season. 

University Health Centre Pharmacy Immunizations

Immunizations are available at the University Health Centre Pharmacy by walk-in or appointment basis on the following dates:

  • Walk-in: beginning October 24, 2016 until the end of influenza season
  • Appointment: November 7-9 and 14-15, 2016

The pharmacy-specific pre-registration form is available at A valid Alberta Health Care Card is required. 

Getting Your Influenza (flu) Shot

 Before receiving your influenza immunization, remember to:

  • come prepared with your ONEcard and a valid Alberta health care card (or other health card); 
  • come wearing short sleeves;
  • plan adequate time for your visit as it is recommended that patients wait onsite for fifteen minutes following their flu shot.