All students are required to submit documentation of a 2019-2020 seasonal influenza immunization no later than November 18, 2019.
Documentation can be provided by:
Documentation created by a healthcare provider MUST include:
If you wish we have attached an Influenza Form that the clinician may use (optional). We discourage use of the blue provincial vaccine pocket cards for this documentation (if such a card is used make sure the clinician writes his or her full name and occupation, not just initials).
If the clinician instructs you to obtain documentation through the provincial immunization registry later on (which can result in a delay) please ask instead for documentation at the time of the immunization.
Students who do not provide adequate documentation by November 18 may have their student accounts placed on hold (this restricts access to libraries and online resources, etc.), and may not be permitted to attend clinical courses.
Students may obtain influenza vaccinations at no cost from any of the following options:
Please bring your Manitoba Health card or out-of-province health card to any clinic you attend.
Influenza vaccination is a vitally important measure to protect patients, students and their families against the spread of influenza.
Please review the Manitoba Health Influenza Fact Sheet:
You may also wish to review the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority resources for the public:
If you have a contraindication to the vaccine, or if you have any questions or concerns about any of the above please contact:
Student Services Assistant
Helen Glass Centre for Nursing