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News you can use from Pepperdine's Student Health Center. Stay up to date on the latest happenings and health-related announcements.

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Stick-or-Treat 2021

Held in collaboration with the Student Wellness Advisory Board, the Stick-or-Treat event will take place on Thursday, October 28 from 6 to 8 PM at the Student Health Center. Students can receive a FREE flu shot at this event.

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Fall Flu Shot Clinics

The Pepperdine Student Health Center is offering FREE flu shot clinics. Busy schedule? We’ve got you covered. With convenient on-campus locations, our walk-in clinics are easily accessible to all students. No appointment necessary.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

The Student Health Center offers first and second doses of Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to Pepperdine community members. Vaccine clinics are held weekly every Thursday at the Student Health Center on the Malibu campus. Schedule your appointment today by calling 310.506.4316 and selecting option 3 when prompted.

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Who is Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot?

COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are available for certain Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients who completed their initial series at least 6 months ago.

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COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People

CDC recommends that people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccineor Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine.

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Vaccination Verification Requirements to Begin at Outdoor Mega Events and Indoor Portions of Bars, Lounges, Nightclubs, Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries

Beginning Thursday, October 7, proof of full vaccination or a negative test result will be required to enter outdoor mega events, and proof of at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be required to enter or work in indoor portions of bars, lounges, nightclubs, breweries, wineries, and distilleries in L.A. County.

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Getting Your CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card

At your first vaccination appointment, you should get a CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record card that tells you what COVID-19 vaccine you received, the date you received it, and where you received it.

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Domestic Travel During COVID-19

People who are fully vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccine or a vaccine authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization can travel safely within the United States.

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Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

The CDC issued new guidelines on fully vaccinated individuals and masks. This set of public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people will be updated and expanded based on the level of community spread of SARS-CoV-2, the proportion of the population that is fully vaccinated, and the rapidly evolving science on COVID-19 vaccines.

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FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review

Following a thorough safety review, including two meetings of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the US Food and Drug Administration and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine in the US should be lifted and use of the vaccine should resume.