UNC Charlotte to require flu shots for students, staff
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is requiring that every student, staff and faculty member get a flu shot before Nov. 16.Posted — Updated
Students return to face-to-face instruction at Charlotte on Oct. 1.
"This might seem like an unusual or extreme measure, but we've never faced anything quite like COVID-19 before, and we must take extra steps to protect our campus," Chancellor Sharon Gaber said in a video.
"Even if we are seeing some benefit from COVID-safe behaviors in the community, we're still in for a rocky flu season," said Dr. Katie Passaretti, Atrium Health's medical director of infection prevention.
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