Events and Announcements

Flu Vaccination Campaign is Under Way!

Flu season is here and the UMMC flu vaccination campaign has kicked off! The deadline for compliance with the policy is December 1, 2016 at 4:00 PM. The Medical Center’s flu policy (HRM-114) requires that all employees either be vaccinated or submit appropriate documentation for declining as described below. Keep reading for more info and for questions, please contact Employee Health Services directly.

Vaccine Availability

The vaccine will be available on a walk-in basis in Employee Health Services, Suite T1R05, Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except holidays, starting October 3. Please note, the Flu Mist will not be available this year through Employee Health Services.

For after-hours availability, check the vaccine schedule on the Flu-Free Zone website, accessible from the UMMC Insider or at Also, watch for Employee Health on your unit with the roving cart.

Vaccine Declination

Under the policy, all employees must be vaccinated; declining is allowed for medical or religious reasons or if you received the vaccine from a source other than UMMC employee health.

 Anybody who declines vaccination, or who gets the vaccine elsewhere, must complete an online declination form available on the Flu-Free Zone website and submit it, along with the required documentation, according to the instructions on the website. The deadline for submitting the required documentation is November 3, 2016.