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Vaccines

What you need to know

Updated May 9, 2022

  • Vaccines and boosters are available on campus and at several locations off-campus. See below for availability and information on how to schedule your appointment, if applicable.
  • Vaccination is not mandatory at CMU, but we strongly encourage every member of our community to be vaccinated.

Booster requirement

Individuals who wish to remain fully vaccinated should receive their full initial vaccine regiment and a booster. Here is when you should receive your booster:

  • Five months after the second dose of a two-dose regimen (Pfizer or Moderna).
  • Two months after a one-dose regimen (Johnson & Johnson).

The Healthscreen app/website will inform you of your current vaccination/booster eligibility and compliance status. The COVID-19 Health Screen website and app include functionality to update your booster status.

Once you receive your booster, update your vaccination status using the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website or the smartphone app.

 Vaccine and booster availability

CMU will continue to offer vaccines and boosters for students, faculty and staff by appointment at the University Health Services Clinic in Foust Hall:.

  • Call 989-774-6599 to make a vaccination appointment.
  • Appointments are available Monday from 2-4 p.m., Wednesday from 1-4:30 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 p.m.
  • Vaccines and booster shots also are available through the Central Michigan District Health Department and at most area pharmacies.

*Please bring your COVID-19 vaccination card if you are receiving your second dose and/or booster shot.

Vaccine attestation

Students, faculty and staff who are fully vaccinated may complete a voluntary vaccine attestation using the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website or the smartphone app.

Report your vaccination

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines at CMU

Anyone 12 years of age or older is now eligible to receive a vaccine in Michigan, regardless of age or medical condition(s).

- CMU students, faculty and staff can schedule an appointment through CMU Health by calling (989) 774-6599 or by visiting the CMDHD website.

- Those 12 or older can schedule an appointment through the CMDHD website.

Those who wish to be fully vaccinated should complete their full vaccine regimen and receive a booster. Here is when you must receive your booster:

Five months after the second dose of a two-dose regimen (Pfizer or Moderna).

Two months after a one-dose regimen (Johnson & Johnson).

  • Vaccination is not mandatory at CMU, but we strongly encourage every member of our community to be vaccinated.
  • To be fully vaccinated, individuals should complete their full vaccine regimen and receive a booster.
  • - To ensure your COVID-19 vaccination status is up to date, you must receive a booster five months after the second dose of a two-dose regimen (Pfizer or Moderna) or two months after a single-dose regimen (Johnson & Johnson).

    - The CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website or smartphone app. The app/website will inform you of your current vaccination/booster eligibility and compliance status, as well as send reminders a month in advance of your booster eligibility, if applicable.

    The app/website will inform you of your current vaccination/booster eligibility and compliance status. The COVID-19 Health Screen website and app include functionality to update your booster status.

    Once you receive your booster, update your vaccination status using the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website or the smartphone app.

    Booster shots are available on campus through University Health Services Clinic in Foust Hall: Appointments are available 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Call 989-774-6599 to make your appointment.

    - University Health Services Clinic in Foust Hall: Call 989-774-6599 to make your appointment.

    - Vaccines/booster shots also are available now to eligible individuals through the Central Michigan District Health Department and at most area pharmacies.

  • Vaccination is not mandatory at CMU, but we strongly encourage every member of our community to be vaccinated.
  • To be fully vaccinated, individuals should complete their full vaccine regimen and receive a booster.

     

  • Yes. The vaccine is only one part of Central’s plan to slow the spread of COVID-19. Even after receiving a vaccine, you should continue to adhere to CDC best practices for slowing the spread of COVID-19 and use the CMU Healthscreen app every day you will be at CMU.

    CMU is administering Pfizer and Moderna vaccinations on campus, based on availability from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

    Yes, it is recommended to still receive your flu vaccination. There are no contraindications or needed timeline in between the flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccines.

    If you have questions about COVID-19 vaccines that aren’t answered on this webpage, please call University Health Services at 989-774-6599.