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H1N1 UPDATE: Attention all RIC students under 25 years of age

ATTENTION ALL RIC STUDENTS UNDER 25 YEARS OF AGE


• H1N1 vaccination clinics will begin on Tuesday, December 1

• Students living in the residence halls on campus will be vaccinated first. Clinics for on-campus students will be held in New Hall from 9 to 12 noon and 1 to 5 p.m. daily, Tuesday through Friday.

• Only RIC students under the age of 25 with a valid RIC ID may be vaccinated at campus clinics.

Healthy students with no underlying chronic illnesses will receive the nasal Flu Mist vaccine. High risk students (those with asthma, diabetes, kidney or heart disease, etc.) will be prioritized for the injectable vaccine (limited supplies are available). All students must wait 15 minutes after vaccine is administered.

A consent form (attached below) should be completed as soon as possible and dropped off at Health Services (Browne Hall next to Campus Police). Each student will receive a numbered ticket and vaccine will be administered according to the following schedule:

Week 1
Tuesday, Dec. 1
Blue Tickets # 1 – 270 (Flu Mist)
Red Tickets # 1 – 30 (Injectable)

Wednesday, Dec. 2
Blue Tickets # 271 – 540
Red Tickets # 31 – 60

Thursday, Dec. 3
Blue Tickets # 541 – 810
Red Tickets # 61 – 90

Friday, Dec. 4
Blue Tickets # 811 – 1080
Red Tickets # 91 – 120

Week 2
TBA (depending on vaccine shipments) for students living off-campus. Clinics will be held in STUDENT UNION BALLROOM.

Week 3
TBA

***All students should check their RIC email accounts for updates over the next couple of weeks. This may be your only opportunity to obtain the H1N1 vaccine on campus. Supplies are limited and a second wave of flu may arrive in late winter or early spring.

For questions, call RIC Health Services at (401) 456-8055

CONSENT FORM (PDF)

CONSENT FORM (WORD DOCUMENT)