The best way to prevent flu is by getting a flu vaccination each flu season.
This fall, SMU will offer free flu shots for all SMU students, benefit eligible faculty, staff, retirees and retiree spouses.
Bring your SMU ID card and wear short-sleeved shirts if possible.
Before You Go
To shorten your wait at the flu clinics, please take these steps.
- Review the flu vaccine information: Influenza Vaccine - What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control)
Flu Clinic Schedule Fall 2016-TBD (Check back in the fall semester)
*SMU Retirees and spouses are welcome at any clinic.
To Keep a Healthy SMU Campus, please:
- Get vaccinated.
- If you are experience flu-like symptoms (sudden onset fever/chills, cough, body aches), it is important to see a medical provider early. To be effective, antiviral medications should be started within 48 hours after symptoms begin. To be effective, antiviral medications should be started within 48 hours after symptoms begin.
- Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze with either a disposable tissue or your sleeve.
- Wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer frequently.
- Persons who may have flu should stay at home to avoid spreading the illness to others.
Dallas county influenza resources and updates are available at : www.dallascounty.org.
Please refer to the SMU website for further updates on health issues and other immunization schedules.