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What You Need to Know: Vaccine Information

Vaccines are our best defense against COVID-19 and its variants.

Important information


Stay up to date with your vaccines

Verify your vaccination

Prior to Friday, Jan. 28, all students, faculty and staff who are on campus should take one of the following actions to verify their vaccine status with the University:

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Current Vaccination Rates

  • 91.86%
  • 82.36%

Our best defense against COVID-19 is for everyone to get vaccinated. We are encouraged by the steadily increasing vaccination rates among our students, faculty and staff with our current approach. We continue to monitor conditions and strongly encourage students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated and wear masks where required.

Vaccination rate updates will resume Wednesday, Feb. 2.

Want these rates to increase? Tell us that you're vaccinated. If you're not vaccinated, get vaccinated.

Last updated on December 22, 2021. NOTE: Percentages may fluctuate based on student enrollment, new and returning faculty/staff related to hiring and contracts.

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Find Vaccines

Campus Vaccination Clinics

In partnership with the Monongalia County Health Department, WVU hosts weekly vaccination clinics at the Student Recreation Center:

  • Clinics are offered each Wednesday, with Pfizer vaccines 9-11 a.m. and Moderna vaccines 1-3 p.m.
  • Appointments are required.
  • Upcoming clinics will be posted at as they become available. Faculty and staff should monitor the site for the latest updates. Download instructions for booking an appointment.
  • Appointment times are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Pfizer and Moderna first and second doses and booster shots will be available, including Pfizer vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 years old. View CDC booster shot recommendations.
  • Bring your CDC vaccination card if you are receiving a second dose or a booster shot.

WVU Medicine Student Health

  • WVU Medicine Student Health has the Pfizer vaccine available at their clinic in the Health and Education Building on Evansdale.
  • Walk-in appointments are offered during regular business hours (Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

Other Vaccination Opportunities

The Monongalia County Health Department offers free vaccinations by appointment on most days at its facility at 453 Van Voorhis Road. Call 304-598-5119 to schedule an appointment.

Those who have yet to be vaccinated, but would like to be, can find available vaccination appointments at Vaccines continue to be readily available across the country.

Remember to verify your vaccination with the University after you become fully vaccinated.

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Popular Questions

Questions or Concerns?

We understand you may be hesitant to take a vaccine. If you have concerns, please speak to a health care provider to learn more. Contact WVU Medicine Student Health at 304-285-7200 or reach out to your primary care physician.

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