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Enhanced Safety Measures for Flu Shot Events

We’re Here. We’re Safe. We’re Ready!

The Miami University Health Center is ready to administer flu shots with enhanced safety measures during COVID-19. There have been adjustments made to the screening process to adhere to best-practice concepts related to COVID-19 in order to ensure the safety of Miami Employees. Please review the changes, listed below.

All Miami Employees will wear a mask/face covering throughout the entire flu shot administration.

  • Mask/face covering must be clean.
  • The waiting area seats will be at least six feet apart.
  • Employees will pass through a temperature check station with an infrared thermometer and ensured employees have mask/face covering before entering the registration area.

Participants will be asked the following questions at the time of registration. If a participants answers “Yes” to any of the below questions, they will not be permitted to receive a flu shot at that time, but will have other opportunities:

  • Within the past seven days, have you had any of these symptoms:
    • Fever >100.4
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath
    • Chills
    • Unexplained muscle pain
    • Sore throat
    • New loss of taste or smell
  • Within the last 14 days, have you traveled internationally?
  • Within the last 14 days, have you had unprotected contact (without a mask with a person with confirmed or suspected Coronavirus, or have you tested positive?
  • Participants must ensure physical distancing of 6 feet apart.
  • Participants may be asked to wait to enter building, to ensure COVID safe capacity.
  • Each screening station will be equipped with hand sanitizer and cavi wipes.
  • The entire screening station including all instruments used during the flu administration will be disinfected between employees.

Note: Employees will exit out of the flu clinic through clearly marked doors to prevent contact with incoming employees and to ensure strict social distancing.

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