Seasonal flu shots, health screenings available in October


Just in time for flu season, Rice is offering benefits-eligible faculty and staff free flu shots and health screenings on campus in October.

flu shotRice retirees are also eligible to receive a free flu shot. Non-benefits eligible faculty and staff and all spouses and domestic partners can also get the flu shot for $36 by paying at the time of service.

No appointment is needed to get the flu shot; just walk in to any of the flu shot or health screening events. Appointments are required for a health screening. Call 877-916-5940 or log in to the Healthy RICE. Healthy Life website, (If this is your first visit to the HealthFitness wellness website, use the “Set Up Account” button to register.)

Times and locations for flu shots only are:

  • Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Anderson-Clark Center, Room 109.
  • Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Cambridge Office Building (behind Allen Center), Room 112.
  • Oct. 24, 3-6 p.m., Duncan Hall, Conference Room 1044.
  • Oct. 25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Cambridge Office Building, Room 112.

Health screenings and flu shots will be given:

  • Oct. 18, 8-10 a.m. and 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Grand Hall, Rice Memorial Center.
  • Oct. 19, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Farnsworth Pavilion, Rice Memorial Center.
  • Oct. 20, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Farnsworth Pavilion, Rice Memorial Center.

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About Jennifer Evans

Jennifer Evans is a senior editor in the Rice's Office of Public Affairs.