Fermilab Occupational Medical Office still has flu vaccines available for part-time, full-time, phased retired and on-call employees. Please call the medical office at ext. 3232 to set up an appointment.
Flu vaccines are still available for October 18, 19, and 20th. Full-time, part-time, term, temporary or phased retired employees are eligible. To schedule an appointment go to http://esh.fnal.gov/xms/Resources/Medical .
As fall approaches, thoughts of protecting oneself from influenza, or the flu, come to mind. The flu is a viral infection that is spread through air in droplets when someone with the infection coughs, sneezes or talks. Typically, influenza viruses circulate in the United States from late fall through early spring. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continue to recommend an annual influenza vaccine for all persons older than six months and who have no contraindication to the vaccine…