Starting this month, UAB employees will have the opportunity to get a free flu shot. The flu shot process will vary based on the area in which you work.

UAB Medicine Employees

Employee Health at UAB Hospital, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF), and UAB Callahan Eye Hospital will offer free flu vaccinations for all UAB Medicine employees.

UAB Medicine encompasses UAB Health System, UAB Hospital, UAB Hospital Management, LLC, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF), The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital and Kirklin Clinic at Acton Road, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, Ophthalmology Services Foundation (OSF), and UAB School of Medicine.

The schedule and locations are listed below.

  • Oct. 14: JNWB Training Room 104, 9 a.m.-3.p.m.
  • Oct. 28: TKC Learning Resource Center, 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
  • Nov. 3: Employee Benefits Fair: West Pavilion 1st Floor Atrium, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Nov. 4: Employee Benefits Fair: JNWB, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

UAB Campus Faculty and Staff

The UAB OH&S Occupational Medicine Program is piloting a seasonal flu vaccine program for UAB campus employees who do not currently receive a flu vaccine through the Occupational Medicine program. Supply is limited so the flu shots will be available on a first come first serve basis. The dates, times and locations are listed below.

  • Oct. 18: Administration Building Penthouse, noon-4 p.m.
  • Oct. 19: Alumni House Chapter Room, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Facility Training Center is located at 801C 6th Avenue South

* bring your One Card with you

Other Options for Flu Vaccine

UAB, HSF and Health System health insurance plans offer, at no cost, flu vaccinations by an employee’s physician (may be subject to office visit copay).  Additionally, for those employees on one of these plans, CVS/Caremark offers flu vaccines for $12 at any of their participating pharmacies for employees.

For more information, contact:

  • UAB Employee Health: 934-3675
  • UAHSF Employee Health: 801-8530
  • UAB Hospital-Highlands Employee Health: 930-7926
  • UAB Callahan Employee Health: 488-0798

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