From: Hokie Wellness

Hokie Wellness will offer a vaccination clinic on Tuesday, July 17, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the North End Center, room 2410.

The clinic will provide employees the opportunity to receive the new Shingles vaccine, part 1 or part 2, and the TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), and pneumonia vaccinations. Certain restrictions apply for the pneumonia vaccine, which will be discussed at the time of vaccination with the pharmacist.

The new shingles vaccination, Shingrix, is available without a prescription for anyone age 50 and over who has never had shingles before. The pharmacist will discuss health history, including any immune system problems, to determine eligibility. Those employees who have previoulsy received part 1 of the vaccine are encouraged to attend in order to receive part 2.

The vaccinations are free for employees with Anthem or Aetna benefits who bring their insurance cards.

Registration is required. For more information, contact Hokie Wellness at hokiewellness@vt.edu or by calling 540-231-8878.