UC SHIP 100% Covers Vaccines at Safeway, Walgreens, and Rite-Aid!

September 26, 2019

Hey, UC SHIP students! Need to get your vaccinations? You can now get them at Safeway, Walgreens, and Rite-Aid—100% covered by UC SHIP!  

Where to go: Any pharmacy that accepts Optum Pharmacy benefits like Safeway, Walgreens, RiteAid, etc.

Which vaccines you can get:

  • Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Meningococcal Conjugate
  • Flu
  • COVID-19
  • Hepatits
  • HPV
What to bring: Use your insurance app to show the pharmacy your insurance card.

What to do afterward: Let us know that you got vaccinated. To do this, you must upload the immunization record to Health e-Messenger. Here's how:

  • Mandatory vaccines: Log into Health e-Messenger with your gold password. From the left menu, select Message, then New Message, then Proof of Immunization to Immunization Clinician. Attach your immunization document there.
  • Optional vaccinations: Log into Health e-Messenger Health e-Messenger with your gold password. From the left menu, select Immunization/TB Upload and upload your record there.

Get a PDF of this infographic "Get Vaccines at These Off-Campus Pharmacies."