Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

 2017-2018 Flu Season

The Occupational Health Center is offering  influenza (flu) vaccine at no cost to Boston University employees. Please read this information about the flu and 2017-18 season flu vaccination. If you have any questions, please email

Ongoing Schedule

Charles River Campus

Location: Occupational Health Center, 930 Commonwealth Avenue, (entrance on Pleasant Street), 1st floor

Date Time
Thursday, December 14, 2017 1 PM – 4 PM
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Medical Campus

Flu shots are available at BU Research Occupational Health Program. Please call 617-414-7647 to schedule your flu shot.

Location: Research Occupational Health Program, 72 E. Concord Street, Evans Building, Room 825.


  • History of severe reaction to influenza vaccination
  • Moderate-to-severe illness
  • History of Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Severe allergic reaction to egg protein or neomycin/polymyxin

Please note:

  • Additional clinics will be held as needed.
  • Wear a short sleeve shirt to enable easier access to your upper arm.
  • MA DPH recommends that all health care providers receive the influenza vaccine unless contraindicated.
  • The Agganis Arena garage on CRC offers free parking for faculty and staff with valid BU parking permits. Parking in the Dummer Street garage will not be validated.

Quick Links

Employees injured at work should immediately receive any necessary medical care:
If Injured at Work – Charles River Campus

How to respond to an on-the-job injury and how to ease back into work through the Transitional Work Program
Transitional Work Program Brochure

Supervisors should complete an Accident Report & Analysis Form if injury occurs:
Accident Report and Analysis Form

BUOHC clinical staff are responsible for managing the Tuberculosis Surveillance Program for BU staff and faculty whose job responsibilities include patient/public facing responsibilities.

Tuberculosis Policy Guidelines