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Vaccines

What You Need to Know

Updated Dec. 29, 2021

Booster Requirement

Those who choose to be vaccinated to opt out of weekly testing are required to receive boosters to maintain an up-to-date vaccination status and remain in compliance with the "Protect Yourself. Protect Others." program. Here is when you must receive your booster:

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

If your vaccination status requires updating based on the information above, you have until Jan. 17, 2022 to receive your booster and to update your vaccination status using the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website COVID-19 Health Screen website or the 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 COVID-19 Health Screen website and app now include functionality to update your booster status, along with other changes.

 Vaccine/Booster Availability

  • Clinics in the Bovee University Center: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m., Jan. 18 and 25. No appointment necessary – walk-ins welcome.
  • Clinics in Finch Fieldhouse: Jan. 28, Feb. 25. Schedule an appointment here.
  • University Health Services Clinic in Foust Hall: Appointments available: Mondays 2-4 p.m., Wednesdays 1-4:30 p.m., Fridays 2-4 p.m. Call 989-774-6599 to make your appointment.
  • Vaccines and booster shots also are available Monday-Friday through the Central Michigan District Health Department and at most area pharmacies.

**Please bring your COVID-19 vaccinations card if you’re receiving your secondary dosage and/or booster.

Vaccine Attestation

Students, faculty and staff who are fully vaccinated and do not wish to participate in weekly COVID-19 testing 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).

- Those 16 or older 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.

All individuals ages 16 and older within our campus community should get a booster shot. Here are eligibility highlights based on guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Those who choose to be vaccinated to opt out of weekly testing are required to receive boosters to maintain an up-to-date vaccination status and remain in compliance with the "Protect Yourself. Protect Others." program.

- Ensure your COVID-19 vaccination status is up to date, you must receive a booster six 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.

If six months has elapsed since the second dose of a two-dose regimen (Pfizer or Moderna) or two months after a single-dose regimen (Johnson & Johnson), you have until Jan. 17, 2022 to receive your booster and to update your vaccination status using the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website or the smartphone app.

Booster shots are available on campus through:

- Clinics in the Bovee University Center: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m., Jan. 18 and 25. No appointment necessary – walk-ins welcome.

- Clinics in Finch Fieldhouse: Jan. 28 and Feb. 25. Schedule an appointment here.

- University Health Services Clinic in Foust Hall: Appointments available 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Call989-774-6599to make your appointment.

-Clinics in the Bovee University Center: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m., Jan. 18 and 25. No appointment necessary – walk-ins welcome.

- Clinics in Finch Fieldhouse: Jan. 28 and Feb. 25. Schedule an appointment here.

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

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

**Please bring your COVID-19 vaccinations card if you’re receiving your secondary dosage and/or booster.

Vaccines are not required, but all students, faculty and staff who will come to CMU's main campus are required to either complete a vaccine attestation and upload their vaccination card OR be tested once a week at the Bovee University Center.

Yes. The vaccine is only one part of Central’s plan to slow the spread of COVID-19. Even after receiving a vaccine, you must continue to follow all university COVID-19 health and safety requirements, including:

- Wearing a mask and practicing physical distancing, where appropriate.

- Using the health screening 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 email them to covidvaccine@cmich.edu.