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 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.
availability, check the vaccine schedule on the Flu-Free Zone website, accessible from the
UMMC Insider or at www.umm.edu/staff. Also, watch
for Employee Health on your unit with the roving cart.
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
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.