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Vaccines

What you need to know

Updated August 9, 2022

  • Vaccination is not mandatory at CMU, but we strongly encourage every member of our community to be vaccinated. 
  • 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.

Booster information

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).

 Vaccine and booster availability

Beginning Aug. 29, CMU will offer vaccines and boosters for students, faculty and staff at the University Health Services Clinic in Foust Hall:

  • Clinic hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Walk-in appointments are welcome, but individuals are encouraged to make an appointment by calling 989-774-6599 and choosing option 1.
  • 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.

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines at CMU

Anyone 6 months 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 by calling (989) 774-6599, option 1 or by visiting 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).

    Booster shots are available on campus through University Health Services Clinic in Foust Hall. Make an appointment by calling 989-774-6599.

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

     

    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.