Pandemic Flu

The flu vaccine is now widely available. U-M affiliated persons, ages 10 and older, can receive the vaccine from the University Health Service by appointment. Currently enrolled students can receive the vaccine free of charge. See the UHS flu vaccination website page for more information about UHS vaccine appointments.

Where to get the flu vaccine:

Seasonal flu vaccine is also widely available.

Most importantly, try to stay healthy. Simple but important steps to stay healthy include:

While there are a number of cases of flu at U-M, so far the number remains manageable and we continue to operate normally. Of course, university experts in influenza will continue to collaborate with local, state and federal health officials and be prepared to follow any new recommendations.

However, here are some important things to keep in mind should you become ill.

What to do if you become ill with the flu

Stay home when ill: That’s the advice for students, faculty and staff who become ill with the flu. Symptoms include: fever, cough, sore throat. Those who become ill with the flu should stay home until they are fever free for 24 hours, without the use of fever-lowering medication.

Student Flu Reporting

It is each student's responsibility to notify ALL instructors should you become ill.

Additional Steps For Students:

What you can do to stay healthy

There are everyday actions people can take to stay healthy.

Try to avoid close contact with sick people.

Practice good health habits

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