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All information regarding H1N1 and The New School

Free H1N1 Vaccinations Available Again to All New School Students

The New School has received another shipment of H1N1 vaccines and is providing free vaccinations to all students. Students should schedule an appointment by calling Student Health Services at (212) 229-1671, Option 2 for Medical Services.

Faculty and staff should contact their primary care provider to discuss whether they should receive the H1N1 vaccination.

A Flu Shot Is Just One Click Away

There are very few reported cases of H1N1 in The New School community. You can take preventative action by getting your flu shot right now. It’s that simple.

Seasonal Flu Vaccines are available in your neighborhood. Please visit , and put in your zip code to find the nearest site where seasonal vaccines are available.

H1N1 Flu Vaccines have started to arrive at Student Health Services in small quantities. The currently available vaccine is the intra-nasal version, which is not recommended for individuals with allergies to eggs or pre-existing medical conditions (i.e. pregnant women, adults with chronic medical conditions such as asthma or diabetes, or individuals with immunosuppression). At this time Student Health Services is offering free H1N1 vaccine for students without pre-existing medical conditions as described above, and are 24 years of age or younger. For more information please contact them 212.229.1671 option 2.

Take These Steps if You Are Sick

Students: You should take the following steps to take care of yourself and prevent the spread of illness to others. If you seek medical advice contact Student Health Services at 212.229.1671.

Faculty members: You must contact your department chairs or directors as per your departmental protocol as well as your students using GroupWise email or Blackboard.

Employees: You must complete and submit an Employee Notice of Suspected H1N1 notification found on, or call Human Resources 212.229.5671 x4942. You must also inform your supervisor of your absence.

All employees must contact the Human Resources Department at 212-229-5671 x4942, if you are unable to return to work after five days.

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