Get your annual flu shot. It’s the best way to protect yourself and others from getting the flu.

The Student Health Center offers FREE FLU SHOTS to all NYU students, regardless of insurance! Whether you're enrolled in an NYU-sponsored plan or have your own health insurance, all matriculated students in a degree-granting program have access to services at the Student Health Center.

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Why should I get a flu shot?

Flu shots can reduce the risk of flu illness, hospitalization, and death.

During COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for us all to stay healthy and keep each other safe.

How can I get a flu shot at NYU?

If you have an upcoming appointment at the SHC, ask your provider to give you a flu shot, too.

If all you need is a flu shot, schedule an appointment at the NYU vaccine clinic!

  • Log in to the SHC Portal
  • Click Schedule an Appointment

You can also get a free or low cost flu shot at most pharmacies, urgent care clinics, or through another healthcare provider.

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How should I prepare for my appointment?

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Your upper arm (deltoid muscle) must be easily accessible for us to administer your flu shot.

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I just got my COVID-19 vaccine. Is it ok to get a flu shot now?

There’s no need to wait. You can get your flu shot anytime!

Will a flu shot protect me against COVID-19?

Getting a flu shot won't protect you against COVID-19, but flu vaccination has many important benefits. Flu shots can reduce the risk of flu illness, hospitalization, and death – and they're an important step to help conserve scarce health care resources. Check out more FAQs about flu and COVID-19.

Where can I find more information about flu shots and flu season?

Check out the CDC’s FAQs About Flu for the latest guidance on flu shots for the 2021-22 season!

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