Updated COVID-19 boosters and flu vaccinations available these days for workers – The Loop – College of Iowa Healthcare

Whether you’re wishing to obtain the updated (bivalent) COVID-19 booster, influenza vaccination, or both, getting vaccinated through UI Healthcare is simple.

Beginning tomorrow, employees and volunteers who want to receive their flu vaccination and COVID-19 booster —if qualified—at the same time frame can perform so.

Could it be safe to get the COVID-19 booster along with a flu vaccination simultaneously?

Yes, both flu and COVID-19 vaccines could be administered in the same visit. Additionally to flu vaccine, the COVID-19 vaccine could be given simultaneously as other vaccines too.

However, you don’t have to get both vaccinations simultaneously. Generally, the main vaccination series and subsequent boosters provide an advanced of protection against severe illness. This updated booster allows us to to obtain on the more regular agenda for vaccinations, like the annual flu vaccine.

Employees ought to bring their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card when receiving their updated booster.

How to proceed before vaccination (for flu and COVID-19 boosters)

Individuals who would like to get a flu vaccination Or perhaps an updated (bivalent) COVID-19 booster must first complete their ReadySet surveys.*

Visit uehc.link/MyReadySet and click on “Health Surveys” to obtain began.

Where one can get vaccinated

You could get your flu vaccine along with a COVID-19 booster from 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. within the Pediatric Conference Center (Elevator F, Level 2) or by going to a nearby pharmacy.

Employees working at UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing may also schedule their COVID-19 booster through MyChart.

Flu vaccinations can also be found at a number of scheduled clinics.