Elon University / Today in Elon / September 28 Community Health Update

A weekly update from Vice President for Student Life Jon Dooley with community health information, important resources, and announcements of any protocol changes.

Dear students, teachers and staff,

Key health information in this week’s update includes:

  • Upcoming flu and COVID-19 vaccination clinics
  • Save the Date for the Faculty and Staff Benefits and Wellness Fair
  • Community health update

Upcoming flu and COVID-19 vaccination clinics

We have added two additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics for next week – both will offer the bivalent Pfizer vaccine and are open to students, faculty and staff:

  • Monday, October 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Elder’s Gym
  • Thursday, October 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gym des alumni

Three flu vaccination clinics are also planned in the coming weeks:

  • Tuesday 4 October, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Koury Sports Center
  • Tuesday, October 11, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Faculty of Law
  • Monday, October 17, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Center Francis

Pre-registration for clinics is available on the Elon Campus Health Status & Alerts website. If you cannot come to a clinic after making an appointment, please cancel your appointment using the link in your confirmation email so that all available vaccines can be used.

Additional clinics will be held in October and November, where students, faculty, and staff can receive the flu shot and the COVID-19 booster at the same time.

In addition to campus-wide clinics, the Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Clinic is also offering flu clinics this fall to all employees, retirees and their dependents age 18. and more that are covered by Elon’s health insurance. Appointments are available every Wednesday until November 2. Visit the Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Clinic website for more information and to schedule an appointment.

Save the Date for the Faculty and Staff Benefits and Wellness Fair

The Faculty/Staff Benefits and Welfare Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Moseley Center, McKinnon Hall. Additional details will be shared in future Community Health Updates.

Community health update

Every Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m., the university’s COVID-19 webpage is updated with information about the status of COVID-19 in our community. The site also includes a link to the latest CDC COVID-19 information. community levelswhich are currently medium in Alamance County and low in Guilford County.

Our next Community Health Update will be on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:45 a.m.

Jon Dooley, Ph.D.

Vice President of Student Life

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