Emergency BU Alert Boston University's Charles River and Medical Center Campuses will be closed all day Tuesday, January 27, 2015. BU Medical Campus CLOSED Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 Boston University Medical Campus will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 27. All normal academic and administrative activities have been canceled. Employees in essential services should report as scheduled. Essential services include, but are not limited to Public Safety, Facilities Management, Emergency Patient Treatment, Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and Mail Service. Medical, PA and GMS students who are assigned to inpatient services or clinics are expected to be present, if possible. Students who are assigned to outpatient services should check with their course directors or the policy at the clinical site. For the very latest information, please go to BU Today at http://www.bu.edu/today and the Emergency Communications page at http://www.bu.edu/ehs/comm

Flu Vaccine Information

Welcome Volunteers!  Thank you again for being a part of the Boston Coalition for Adult Immunization.  The following documents will be helpful in preparing you for the vaccine clinic.

Administration of Influenza Immunizations

administering_influenza_immunizations

Fact Sheet About the Flu

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-flu.pdf

Flu Dosage

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/pdf/dosagechart.pdf

 

“Evolution of a Pandemic” – WHO Publication about the H1N1 (Swine Flu) worldwide pandemic of the 2009-2010 season: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2010/9789241599924_eng.pdf
The CDC performs constant surveillance of influenza incidence and mortality: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/

http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/fluview/main.html

 

According to the CDC, Fluzone, a higher dose vaccine will be available for adults 65 and over for the 2011-2012 flu season.  This is an effort to increase immunity against the virus in the coming season to decrease the incidence of post-vaccine infection. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/vaccine/qa_fluzone.htm

Helpful Websites:

CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/

Contact|Directory|BUMC
March 29, 2012
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine