With flu season around the corner, it’s important that everyone take the necessary precautions to stay safe and healthy. The exact timing of flu season varies, but activity often begins to increase in October and peaks between December and February, although activity can last as late as May. September and October are optimal months to receive a flu vaccine. Learn more key facts from the CDC here.
It is strongly recommended that all USC faculty and university staff receive vaccinations for the 2023-2024 influenza season.
How to get your flu shot
USC Health Plans is sponsoring flu vaccinations at no cost for all USC faculty and staff at the following USC Pharmacies:
- USC Health Center Pharmacy (UPC Jefferson Parking Structure)
- USC Medical Plaza Pharmacy (HSC Healthcare Consultation Center)
- USC Verdugo Hills Professional Pharmacy (Glendale)
Employees and their dependents enrolled in USC PPO, EPO Plus, or EPO plans can also visit any contracted Navitus pharmacy and have their flu vaccination fully covered when they present their plan ID card, or they may visit their primary care physician and have the vaccination covered under their medical benefits as preventive care service.