posted on Oct. 29: Free campus flu clinics prove highly successful


Almost 2,000 people patiently lined up last week for a free flu shot at the four clinics held on campus, Student Health Service reports.

This was the first time a
free clinic was held for students and employees – the response was

Student Health Service and Employee Health Service said considerations for next year include a larger room,
longer clinic hours and increased clinic staff so that everyone can be accommodated.

If you missed getting your flu vaccine there are still options

  • students may book an appointment at Student Health Service, ext. 27700
  • employees may book an appointment with Employee Health Service, ext.
  • the City of Hamilton is hosting numerous clinics throughout the fall and dates and locations are listed on its Web site at
  • Shoppers Drug Mart in Westdale (905-525-7772) is hosting an evening clinic, by appointment, on Nov. 1.