College & University Flu Vaccination Challenge

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How does your university stack up?

Join us in a friendly competition this fall and winter. MDHHS is teaming up with colleges and universities to challenge students to get vaccinated against the flu.

By participating in this challenge, your institution will receive access to educational resources and programs, an award of participation, and a chance to win free registration to state immunization conferences. MDHHS will recognize high-performing schools with awards of excellence and announce the results via press release and social media channels. The 2016-2017 Challenge Materials will be updated as they are available.

Ensure your students are in class and ready to learn. Join us to plan a successful vaccination campaign at your institution!

If you are interested in participating, please contact Jalyn Ingalls at


2015-16 Flu Challenge Winners

    Small: Calvin College
    Medium: Wayne State University
    Large: Michigan State University


Enrolled Schools in 2015-16 Flu Challenge:Flu Challenge Trophies
Albion College
Alma College
Aquinas College
Calvin College
Eastern Michigan University
Ferris State University
Grand Valley State University
Hope College
Kalamazoo College
Michigan State University
Muskegon Community College
Oakland University
Rochester College
Southwestern Michigan College
University of Michigan
Wayne State University
Western Michigan University

Campaign Materials
Flu Challenge: Rules and Regulations
School Logo Campaign Flyer
Social Media Messages

Flu Challenge Newsletter 1
Flu Challenge Newsletter 2
Flu Challenge Newsletter 3

July 2015 Kick Off Webinar Slides
September 2015 Kick Off Part 2 Webinar Slides
November 2015 Campaign Update Webinar Slides
January 2016 Campaign Update Webinar Slides 
April 2016 Final Webinar Slides

College/University Flu Vaccination Toolkit
Flu Vaccine Video PSA for College Students

Community Partners
Alana's Foundation

2014-15 Flu Challenge Winners
    Small: Hope College
    Medium: Wayne State University   
    Large: Michigan State University