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

Flu clinics for the 2017-18 season are no longer conducted. However, BU employees are welcome to receive a free flu shot while supplies last or until the current flu vaccines expire (June 30, 2018). Next season clinics will be held starting September 2018 – please check back for the schedule.

Charles River Campus

Location: Occupational Health Center, 930 Commonwealth Avenue, (entrance on Pleasant Street), 1st floor. Please call 617-353-6630 to schedule your flu shot.

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 Occupational Injury/Illness Report if injury occurs:
Occupational Injury/Illness Report

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