Sep. 19, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host its ninth annual mass influenza vaccination event on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Flulapalooza 2019 will be held from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in a tent between Light Hall and the Veterans Administration Hospital. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to get a free flu shot during the event.
Sep. 23, 2018—Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University and Medical Center's annual free mass flu vaccination event, is set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran's Administration Hospital.
Sep. 6, 2018—Volunteers are needed for Flulapalooza—for clinical and non-clinical staff as vaccinators, vaccinator helpers, documenters and for help with patient flow.
Aug. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are encouraged to get a free flu shot during the eighth annual mass vaccination event, set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.
Sep. 28, 2017—Susan Landfield, LPN, left, Alesia Young, LPN, and Jessica Hupp, LPN, were among the 13,938 people who received flu vaccinations at Wednesday’s Flulapalooza event.
Sep. 21, 2017—The floors are in, the tent is up, the vaccine and supplies are stocked and the volunteers are ready for the annual 12-hour vaccination marathon known as Flulapalooza, set for Wednesday, Sept. 27.
Sep. 15, 2017—Flulapalooza 7 is on track for Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for employees, volunteers and students from the Medical Center and Vanderbilt University.
Sep. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is gearing up for its seventh annual Flulapalooza mass influenza vaccination event, set for Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran's Administration Hospital.
Aug. 24, 2017—What do 16,000 Band-Aids, 72 bottles of hand gel, 36 flat sheets, 30 trashcans, two wheelchairs, one crash cart and a 140-foot by 40-foot tent signal?
Feb. 2, 2017—Lori Rolando, M.D., MPH, assistant medical director of the Occupational Health Clinic and assistant professor of Clinical Medicine, has been named director of Occupational Health for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
Oct. 14, 2016—Biomedical sciences graduate student Erica Tross, right, receives a flu shot from Kim Steanson, DNP, at Tuesday’s Flulapalooza mass vaccination event. Organizers say 14,048 employees, students and volunteers received vaccinations at this year’s event.
Oct. 6, 2016—Flulapalooza 6 will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, and will offer staff, students and volunteers free flu shots. The event will take place in a large tent erected between Light Hall and Veteran’s Administration (VA) Hospital from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.