Influenza (i.e. the FLU)
Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. Illness can range from mild to severe and has been known to lead to death. Roughly 5-20% of the population will be infected with the flu each year.
Flu-like symptoms are the following:
- Is a Cold or Flu [PDF]
- Sudden Onset of a Fever of 100 or more, along with the following:
- Sore Throat
- Dry Cough
- Muscle and Joint Aches
- Stuffy or Runny Nose
If you are a student and have flu-like symptoms call Student Health Services at (516) 463-6745:
Cases of influenza are expected to increase throughout the flu season. Because flu can spread by contact with people who are ill, the University is recommending that community members take these precautions:
Flu vaccine is available for students, staff and faculty. We will have walk-in clinics every weekend beginning October 11, 2017 at the Student Health Services Located at University College Hall.
Flu Clinic Hours are 10am–5:45pm weekends.
Call: 516 463-6745 During the week to make an appointment to receive a Flu Vaccine. From 9am-12pm.
Be wise…..Immunize. Seasonal flu vaccine clinic for students, staff and faculty.
Students $15.00, staff and faculty $20.00 (cash or check only). Please wear a short sleeve shirt and eat before you come.