Fall 2022 vaccination information for our University of Maine System (UMS) communities
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides online resources for finding vaccination sites for COVID-19, influenza and monkeypox (Mpox) immunizations.
COVID-19 vaccination information and sites in Maine
All people 6 months or older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. The Maine CDC website (External Site) has information about the COVID-19 primary vaccine series and boosters, and vaccination locations in the state.
Important: On Aug 31, 2022, the FDA authorized Moderna and Pfizer updated vaccine formulas that contain the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 and BA.4 and BA.5 omicron variants.
UMS universities will announce any campus-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics scheduled.
Influenza vaccination information and sites in Maine
According to the Maine CDC, flu vaccination is recommended for all people older than 6 months. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for it to take full effect.
To find a flu vaccination clinic, search your zip code on vaccines.gov (External Site).
UMS universities will announce any campus-based flu vaccination clinics scheduled.
MaineFlu.gov provides information on how to prevent the flu and what to do if you contract it, as well as fact sheets.
Mpox (monkeypox) vaccination information and sites in Maine
The Maine CDC provides a list of Mpox vaccination locations (External Site) in the state. The same website offers information about the disease that is caused by infection with Mpox virus, including symptoms, how the virus is spread and what to do if you contract it.
Individuals may contact their healthcare provider or campus health center to discuss eligibility for the Mpox vaccine.