Health facilities are preparing for the flu shot season beginning this month. The health center at UTA us offering the vaccine for $20 and provide it for free for those with student health insurance. Healthcare providers are encouraging those to get vaccinated before an outbreak occurs, especially college students. Students are at a very high risk due to the close interactions they inhibit in classrooms and close-quartered living situations. The vaccine takes up to two weeks to become activated in your system. More information about the flu shot is provided in the link below as well as the health center immunization clinic hours.