H1N1 News

UT Flu Clinic Tomorrow

UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek is ready for flu season. Are you? The university will offer flu shots to students, faculty and staff from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center ballroom. The flu clinic will be adjacent to the University Center’s voting location. Shots will cost $20 and all proceeds will go to the Knoxville News Sentinel Empty Stocking Fund, which provides food and toys to needy families during the winter holidays.

UT Offers Flu Clinic Nov. 2

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will offer flu shots to students, faculty and staff from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, in the University Center Ballroom.
The flu clinic will be adjacent to the University Center’s voting location. Shots will cost $20 and all proceeds will go to the Knoxville News Sentinel Empty Stocking Fund, which provides food and toys to needy families during the winter holidays. The flu shots will be available to all UT students, faculty, staff and immediate family members over 4 years old. This year’s shot protects against both the seasonal flu and H1N1.

Chattanooga Times Free Press: Crying Wolf over Swine Flu?

This story reports on complaints by some about the over-hype of dangers related to H1N1 influenza. UT Knoxville public relations professor Michael Palenchar is quoted discussing the unusual openness by federal health officials in discussing what they knew and what they didn’t know about the pandemic.

UT to Hold Second H1N1 Vaccination Clinic on Tuesday, Dec. 1

UT Knoxville will offer vaccinations for the H1N1 flu from 9 a.m. until noon tomorrow at TRECS. This clinic is open to all UT Knoxville-area students, faculty, staff and their immediate family members including children age 14 and older. Vaccines will be given free of charge and on a first-come, first-served basis.

UT Knoxville to Host H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinic

UT Knoxville will offer vaccinations for the H1N1 flu from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at TRECS. This clinic will be open to all UT Knoxville-area students, faculty, staff and their immediate family members including children age 14 and older. Vaccines will be given free of charge and on a first-come, first-served basis.

H1N1 Vaccines are Coming to UT Knoxville

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be hosting a flu clinic to provide immunizations for the H1N1 (swine) flu in the very near future. Both the flu mist nasal spray and the injectible vaccines have been ordered, and we are waiting arrival of our shipment from the Tennessee Department of Health. The flu vaccinations will be available – at no charge – to students, faculty, staff, and their families.

Staying Healthy on Campus

UT is urging all students, faculty and staff to be proactive in dealing with all influenza-like illnesses that have the typical symptoms of fever, cough and sore throat. The H1N1 flu virus (commonly referred to as “Swine Flu”) is particularly contagious. With the expectation that cases will continue to increase nationwide, UT officials are encouraging everyone to take simple actions to minimize the risk of contracting or transmitting H1N1.

UT Minute – H1N1 Flu Outbreak

The UT Minute staff talks with two on-campus faculty experts, Mark Sangster and Paul Erwin, about the current outbreak of H1N1, or “swine flu,” virus, and what the University community should know about the disease.