Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
News and Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
NEWS TIP: Health Clinic at UT Tyler Offers Campuswide Flu Shot Clinics
The University Health Clinic at UT Tyler will provide seasonal flu shots to university students and employees 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday, Sept. 22 – 24 in the UT Tyler Herrington Patriot Center Lobby.
Cost is $16 for students (cash or check only). Employee shots are provided at no charge courtesy of the Environmental Health and Safety Department at UT Tyler. Employees’ dependents and spouses will pay $25 per person to receive the inoculation.
The clinic, located at 3310 Patriot Drive, also will offer free blood pressure checks and educational material for the campus community. The UT Tyler Office of Wellness and Prevention Services will provide free educational information as well.
The university expects to be able to offer the H1N1 flu vaccine when it becomes available and consistent with federal and state guidelines. Information on vaccine distribution at UT Tyler can be found at http://www.uttyler.edu/clinic, or by calling the clinic at 909.939.7870.
For more information or interviews, call Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.