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Free Flu Vaccine

Students and staff can get the flu shot for free at our medical centre, Te Puna Waiora, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Getting a flu shot on campus

You must make an appointment with us to receive your free flu vaccine.

Days and times

DAYS    Tuesdays and Thursdays
TIMES   8.30am - 3.30pm

How to make an appointment

Contact our medical centre, Te Puna Waiora, to book an appointment. Contact details below:

PHONE    0800 10 85 10
EMAIL      medcentre@unitec.ac.nz

Consent form

You must download, complete, and email back a vaccination consent form before your scheduled appointment.

Please indicate on the consent form if you'll be arriving by car, bike, or on foot.

Vaccination consent form

How long will the appointment take?

Please allow 30 minutes for your flu vaccination. As a precautionary measure, after being immunised, you are required to stay for a 20 minute observation period.

Arriving on campus

We are vaccinating people in their cars where possible to maintain social distancing as best we can.

Do wear clothes that easily expose your upper arm area and wear a mask if you have one.

Medical centre carpark map

Car

If you arrive by car:

  • Please park in the carpark outside the Red Lecture Theatre
  • Toot your horn to alert the medical centre staff that you have arrived
  • Right-handers move into the passenger’s seat of your car; left-handers stay in the driver’s seat
  • Leave your car door/window open, roll up your sleeve to expose your shoulder & wait for the nurse
  • Keep your head turned away from the nurse as much as possible

Bike or foot

If you arrive on foot or bike, we have an area that you can wait for the 20 minutes outside under cover.

Got questions

Call and speak to one of the nurses if you have any health queries or concerns about the flu vaccine on 0800 10 85 10

Are you enrolled with Te Puna Waiora?

If you enrol with us as your primary health care provider, you'll receive low-cost health and medical services. For more information about our services at Te Puna Waiora, visit our Medical Centre page.

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