Mark your calendars! Our workplace seasonal influenza vaccination clinic is in approximately 2 weeks. Make sure to get a seasonal flu vaccine this year. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that can keep you in bed for several days.

Seasonal influenza vaccination is easy and getting vaccinated can help protect you, your family and co-workers from flu-related illness. Seasonal flu vaccinations will be available on Wednesday, October 6th, from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in OWENS 207 (Room C).

State employees are encouraged to bring their Advantage Health Plan member ID card with them to the flu shot clinic. If you have misplaced your card, you may call your health plan to obtain your member ID and also request a new card be sent to you. Please find, below, the toll-free phone numbers to the 3 Advantage Health Plans:

Preferred One

1-800-997-1750

Health Partners

1-888-343-4404

Blue Cross/Blue Shield

1-800-262-0819

During the workplace seasonal influenza vaccination clinic, the seasonal flu shot and nasal spray seasonal flu vaccine will be available with no out-of-pocket cost to state employees who present their member ID card.

You may attend clinics at any state agency offering seasonal flu vaccinations with the exception of the correctional facility sites. Keep in mind that you may have to check-in with security at other locations.

Clinic information is available at: http://www.mmb.state.mn.us/full-list

If you have questions, please contact Deb Lewis at 2158 or email at lewisd@mnstate.edu

Protect yourself. Protect others. Help your workplace and home stay healthy throughout the flu season.