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I'm going to my I-693 medical examination (day 1) tomorrow. I'm just wondering what to expect with the first session and also if I will have to get the flu shot. Some places say flu season is till March and some say till May


AOS package sent : 03/27/2015

AOS package received: 03/30/2015 - (Day 1)

NOA1 E-mail/Text: 04/06/2015 - (Day 8)

NOA1 hard copies: 04/11/2015 - (Day 13)

Biometrics Notice: 04/17/2015 - (Day 19)

Biometrics Appointment: 04/28/2015 - (Day 30)

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Q. When does the flu season start for purposes of the seasonal flu vaccine requirement? Since the seasonal flu vaccine is required, do I have to get the seasonal flu vaccine if it is not the flu season?

A. For purposes of the immigration medical examination, the flu season starts on October 1 and ends on March 31 each year. If your immigration medical examination is during this period, you are required to have the seasonal flu vaccine. If you have an immigration medical examination completed between April 1 and September 30, when it is not the flu season for immigration purposes, you are not required to document that you have received the seasonal flu vaccine.


Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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As I'm unlucky to be here in flu season, need to get my shot.. Does it matter which one I will take, because they have simple flu shot and quadruple flu shot..

It doesn't matter which of those you get. I got the simple shot at CVS and just showed the civil surgeon the "record of immunization" printout the CVS pharmacist had given me.

Fifteen years in the US and I still don't understand Velveeta, Alabama accents or the entire concept of Bill O'Reilly...

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