University Health Centre

Influenza Season

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

Influenza immunizations are available on a walk-in basis beginning October 23, 2017 until the end of influenza season. 

Hours will be extended from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. starting October 23 to November 3, 2017. 


The University Health Centre specific pre-registration form is available at Complete your registration on the same day you plan to receive your immunization.

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UHC Pharmacy Immunizations

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

  • Walk-in: beginning October 23, 2017 until the end of influenza season
  • Appointments: November 6 - 10, 2017 and November 14 - 17, 2017
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The pharmacy-specific pre-registration form is available at Please do not pre-register more than two days in advance. A valid Alberta Health Care Card is required. 
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Preparing For 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 immunization.