Vaccinations

All listed vaccinations are covered by Miami's health plan based on the recommended age. You can receive these vaccinations at the Employee Health Center during its business hours. If you are under the recommended age, the vaccination is not provided at the employee health center and is not covered under the health plans.

Seasonal Flu Vaccinations

Quadrivalent seasonal flu vaccines are provided for Miami employees and eligible family members through the collaborative efforts of Miami Benefits and Wellness and the Miami TriHealth Health Services Center.

Cost and Eligibility

  • No cost for all Miami employees, regardless of benefit eligibility (Miami faculty/staff ID required)
  • No cost for family members (18+) covered by Miami's health plan (UMR insurance card required)

Special Considerations

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to get a flu shot at Miami University
  • Miami students contact Health Services for a flu shot, unless on the Miami health plan
  • Miami Emeriti/Retirees, please visit your physician or local pharmacy for a flu shot
  • Pregnant women should consult with their physician before getting a flu shot

Other Recommended Vaccinations

Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)

  • Protects against the three bacterial diseases
  • One dose, but women should get a Tdap during every pregnancy for protection of the baby.
  • Recommended beginning at age 19

Tetanus, Diphtheria (Td)

  • Booster shot for tetanus and diphtheria every 10 years after receiving Tdap
  • Recommended beginning at age 19

Shingles (Zoster)

  • Protects immune system against painful skin rash caused by the same virus as chicken pox
  • One dose
  • Recommended beginning at age 60

Pneumonia (Pneumococcal-PCV13 and PPSV23)

  • Both protect the immune system from 36 different types of pneumonia and bacteria
  • One dose of PVC13 followed by one dose of PPSV23. Physician may give a second dose 5-10 years after the first dose.
  • Recommended beginning at age 65