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Flu shot on Mountaineer Mascot’s schedule  

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Mary Roush, the 68th Mountaineer Mascot, will get her flu shot as part of efforts to raise awareness about flu prevention out the WVU School of Pharmacy. (WVU Photo/Brian Persinger)

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Ahead of the start of flu season, West Virginia University Mountaineer Mascot Mary Roush is getting her flu shot with other members of the University community.

WHAT: Highlighting the importance of prevention, the Mountaineer Mascot receives her flu shot from a School of Pharmacy student pharmacist.

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 28, at noon

WHERE: Cook-Hayman Pharmacy Museum 
                    (Located next to School of Pharmacy Dean’s Office) 
                    First Floor, WVU Health Sciences Center—North, Morgantown

NOTES: The WVU Chapter of the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists will have trained students on hand to give flu shots. Following a photo and video opportunity, Dr. Gretchen Garofoli, WVU School of Pharmacy clinical associate professor, will be available for interviews about the flu and flu vaccines. 



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