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Flulapalooza 2023

Oct. 5, 2023—This year, 10,603 faculty, staff, postdoc scholars and students were vaccinated at VUMC's Flulapalooza event.

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Oct. 6, 2022—Nearly 10,000 faculty, staff, postdoc scholars and students were vaccinated at last week’s Flulapalooza event.

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Fight the flu with Flulapalooza, Sept. 28

Sep. 2, 2022—Flu season is right around the corner, and we want to help you avoid the flu. The best way to reduce the risk of getting and spreading the flu is by receiving the flu vaccination. This year, Flulapalooza is back, and the Occupational Health Clinic wants you and your colleagues to attend this vaccination event....

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FLUla-2-Uza vaccination campaign kicks off Sept. 8

Sep. 3, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s 2020 flu vaccination campaign, FLUla-2-Uza, will kick off on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and run through Tuesday, Dec. 1.

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Flu shots available beginning week of Sept. 7

Aug. 18, 2020—This year’s effort by Vanderbilt University Medical Center to protect its people from influenza will be the most important in a century. With COVID-19 already prevalent, consuming precious health care resources, endangering lives, and so far, killing more than 170,000 Americans, this is not the year to shun getting a flu vaccine.

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Occupational Health invites you to name this year’s flu vaccine campaign

Aug. 10, 2020—In 2011 Vanderbilt University Medical Center received worldwide attention for doubling the Guinness World Record for the number of flu shots given in an 8-hour period, making its annual flu vaccine event, Flulapalooza, a model for others to follow.

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Flulapalooza 2019

Sep. 26, 2019—Organizers say 15,626 employees, students and volunteers received vaccinations at this year’s Flulapalooza.

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Flulapalooza 2019 mass vaccination event to take place Sept. 25

Sep. 4, 2019—VUMC will hold its ninth annual Flulapalooza mass influenza vaccination event on Wednesday, Sept. 25.‬‬‬‬

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Flu vaccine participation rate reaches 98 percent

Mar. 14, 2019—Ninety-eight percent of Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees have received a flu vaccine in each of the past three years, according to data collected by the Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic, which oversees the employee flu vaccine program.

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Flulapalooza 2018

Sep. 27, 2018—School of Medicine student Jennifer Marvin was among the 12,627 people who received flu shots at Wednesday’s Flulapalooza mass vaccination event.

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Flulapalooza set for Sept. 26

Sep. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ready for its eighth annual mass influenza vaccination event, set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.

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Volunteers needed for Flulapalooza mass vaccination event

Sep. 13, 2018—Flulapalooza is quickly approaching and non-clinical volunteers are needed for the event that vaccinates thousands of faculty, staff and students.

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