Global National Mandatory flu vaccine debate
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Flu vaccination for healthcare workers – what you need to know
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Healthcare Workers, get your flu vaccine! It’s #YourBestShot
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Flu Shot 2012 (Version 1) Healthcare Workers Southlake Regional Health Centre
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Seasonal Influenza Vaccination (Health Care Workers)
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More health care workers required to get flu shots
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The Obligations of Healthcare Workers to Get Flu Shots
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By work setting, flu vaccination coverage was highest among HCP working in hospitals (95.2%). Flu vaccination coverage continues to be lower among HCP working in long-term care (LTC) settings (67.9%) compared with those working in. “For decades, health care and education employers have required employees to take the flu shot and show proof of other major vaccinations – such as those for tetanus, polio or measles.
Getting a flu shot can lower the odds of patients contracting the flu from doctors, nurses and others, and reduce flu-related complications and deaths among health care workers and their patients, the authors of the CDC report said. Is wearing a mask enough protection for patients when employees in health care settings refuse to get flu shots? Most health care providers say it is, but some don’t and will instead transfer. FRIDAY, Sept.
30, 2016 More U.S. health care workers need to get their annual flu shots, a new government report shows. Roughly one in. Flu immunization coverage among healthcare workers was only about 10% as recently as 1989, the report says.
The rate improved to roughly 40% in the ensuing few years, but it has remained “relatively constant” since 1997, it states. One of the government’s health objectives is to raise flu-shot coverage among healthcare workers to 60% by 2010. It’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both be spreading this fall and winter, making it more important than ever that ALL healthcare workers get a flu vaccine!
Here is what else healthcare workers need to know this season. Find Flu Vaccine. If you work directly with patients or handle material that could spread infection, you should get appropriate vaccines to reduce the chance that you will get or spread vaccine-preventable diseases. Protect yourself, your patients, and your family members. Make sure you are up-to-date with recommended vaccines.
There are many vaccine options to choose from. CDC does not recommend one flu vaccine over another. The most important thing is for all people 6 months of age and older to get a flu vaccine every year. If you have questions about which flu vaccine to get, talk to your doctor or other health care professional.
Which vaccines are recommended for health care workers? You need to be up to date on routine vaccines recommended for your age, like the chickenpox vaccine. You also need to get a flu shot every year — and you may need additional vaccines, like the hepatitis B vaccine.
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