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Pitt offers free flu shots for students amid COVID-19 pandemic

Many COVID-19 and flu symptoms are indistinguishable, making it especially important to get a flu shot this year.

By Amanda Zelnis, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

Vanek said Pitt is hosting four free flu shot clinics under a tent at the COVID-19 testing site outside Posvar Hall. While the first clinic was completed on Tuesday, the three remaining clinics will be held on Sept. 29, Oct. 13 and Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Pitt Prescription: The sick truth about the flu

A patient receives a flu shot.

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

September 22, 2019

The annual flu shot is a vital part of our health care system and so easily accessible that there are very few excuses not to get one.

Don’t miss your shot to avoid the flu

Deanne Hall — an assistant professor in the School of Pharmacy and Therapeutics — works at the Oct. 10 flu shot clinic in Benedum Hall.

By Nina Kneuer, For the Pitt News

November 2, 2018

It’s not too late to get your flu shot. Pitt makes it easy — and free — to protect yourself from contracting the disease. Whether or not to get a flu shot — it’s a point of contention. But Dr. Simon Barrett-Boyes discusses the many benefits of getting the vaccination.

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