Flu Shots & Screenings

The University of Vermont provides on-campus flu shot clinics and biometric screening opportunities for UVM faculty, staff, retirees and their qualified dependents.

Biometric Screenings

Heart with bandaid and stethoscope

The March biometric screenings have been canceled and will be rescheduled for a future date. Stay tuned for more information.

Details 

  • The biometric screenings are free for those who are covered on the UVM healthcare plan with BlueCross and BlueShield of Vermont (BCBSVT). You must present your BCBSVT card and a photo ID at the time of service.
  • There are two required forms. Please fill them out and bring them to your appointment.
  • Biometric screenings are a 15-minute one-on-one encounter (no fasting required) with a medical professional from the University of Vermont Medical Center. This encounter will provide you with your total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, TC/HDL ratio, blood glucose, blood pressure, BMI, and stroke risk information. You will also have the opportunity to discuss these values and your goals with a medical professional at the time of the screening.
  • These appointments are confidential and solely for the employee. Individual results are not shared with the employer.

Payment

If you are NOT covered on the UVM healthcare plan with BCBSVT, you will need to pay $41 cash or check at the time of the screening. Credit and debit cards are NOT accepted.  The UVM Medical Center will not accept other insurance, BCBSVT insurance that does not cover preventive benefits or other methods of payment.

If you ARE covered on the UVM healthcare plan with BCBSVT, there is no cost to you for the screening. You must present your BCBSVT care and a photo ID.

 

Flu Shot Clinics

Street sign reading flu season ahead

The 2019 Flu Shot Clinics have concluded. 

Details 

  • Flu shots are free for those who are covered on the UVM healthcare plan with BlueCross and BlueShield of Vermont (BCBSVT). You must present your BCBSVT card and a photo ID at the time of service.
  • In keeping with UVM Medical Center guidelines, flu shots are available to individuals who are 18-years old and older.
  • Flu shots are given on a first-come, first-served basis; no appointments are scheduled.
  • Please remember to wear clothing that will allow the nurse safe access to the deltoid area.
  • There are two required forms. Please complete them in advance and bring them with you.
  • Vaccine Information Statement (PDF)
  • For more information, please see the Centers for Disease Control.

Payment

If you are NOT covered on the UVM healthcare plan with BCBSVT, you will need to pay $26 cash or check at the time of the flu shot. Make checks payable to the University of Vermont Medical Center. Credit and debit cards are NOT accepted.

If you ARE covered on the UVM healthcare plan with BCBSVT, there is no cost to you for the flu shot. You must present your BCBSVT card and a photo ID.