Flu Season Information 2012-2013
Don’t miss the FINAL “Tackle the Flu” clinic on campus…
November 16, 2012
Gold Ballroom, 2nd floor
(1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Flu vaccine will be provided by WVU Occupational Medicine.
No appointments necessary.
Employees, spouses and dependent family member/s nine years or older, who are insured by PEIA or The Health Plan, may receive the vaccine at no cost.
Prior to attending a clinic:
- Print and complete the
Influenza Consent Form
Note: If you area spouse or dependent, please be sure to complete the subscriber information on the consent form.
- Bring a photocopy (FRONT & BACK) of your insurance card for processing.
- Remember to wear clothing that allows convenient access to the upper arm.
If you do not have PEIA or The Health Plan:
Those with other insurance may obtain the vaccine at a cost of $25. Cash and checks accepted. Please complete the Influenza Consent Form .
Pregnant women may receive the vaccine (no specific gestation).
Please consult an obstetrician in advance of obtaining the vaccine if there are questions/concerns. (A physician note is not required as indicated on the consent form.)
Pneumonia vaccines will not be offered.
Those seeking the pneumonia vaccines are encouraged to consult a physician.
- No cost vaccines are available to employees, spouses and dependent family member/s nine years or older, who are insured by PEIA or The Health Plan.
- The cost is $25 for those with insurance.
- Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
WVU Occupational Medicine
Call 304.293.3693 to schedule a convenient appointment, M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WVU Urgent Care
Vaccines offered 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., 7 days a week. No appointments necessary. (Located behind Applebee’s.)
Seeking a flu shot elsewhere:
Employees who plan to obtain a flu shot at a different location are encouraged to contact the provider in advance for information regarding: hours of operation, vaccine availability, insurance coverage, etc.
Several locations in Morgantown are offering the vaccine, but costs and insurance coverage vary. Not all locations will accept PEIA insurance, so .
Employees who receive a vaccine at a location that bill insurance will be expected to make a payment at the time of service. If there is an out-of-pocket expense, PEIA insured employees may seek reimbursement.
How to Seek Reimbursement:
PEIA insured employees that make a payment at the time of service may seek reimbursement by submitting a HealthSmart Health Benefits Claim Form .
Please contact Kimberly Zaph at 304.293.8405 for more information.Resources:
Center for Disease Control
About the flu
Is the Flu Vaccine a Good Idea for Your Family?
Tackle the Flu 2012
Influenza Vaccine Information Statement 2012-2013