Influenza

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Long-Term Care Facilities Cede Control of Immunization Policies to Regional Pharmacy, Significantly Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Workers 01/30/14

As part of the Raising Immunizations Safely and Effectively (more commonly known as RISE) program, 14 long-term care facilities cede control of vaccination-related policies and processes to a...

Text Messages to Parents Increase Influenza Immunization Rate for Low-Income, Minority Children 10/04/12

During a single influenza season (2010-2011), New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center sent a series of automated text messages to predominantly low-income, Latino parents who...

Health System Makes Annual Influenza Immunization a Condition of Ongoing Employment, Leading to Near-Complete Vaccination of Workforce 08/02/12

BJC HealthCare instituted a policy requiring all employees to get an annual influenza vaccination as a condition of ongoing employment. Each flu season, the health system reminds employees about...

Program Modeled on Emergency Preparedness Plan Features In-Unit Vaccinations and Morning "Lockdown," Increasing Employee Influenza Immunization Rates 03/01/11

Flushing Hospital Medical Center's annual employee influenza vaccination program features a 2-day “push/pull” drill that uses key features of the hospital's emergency preparedness plans. For the...

Multifaceted Campaign Aimed at Obstetricians Increases Influenza Immunizations in Pregnant Patients 08/23/10

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic launched a multidimensional campaign, aimed at obstetricians and their office staff, to increase influenza immunizations in pregnant patients. Key elements include ensuring...

QualityTools

Flu.gov 11/23/09

This Web site provides comprehensive government-wide information on seasonal, H1N1 (swine), H5N1 (bird), and pandemic influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policymakers, government and business leaders...

Flu Materials for the 2007-08 Flu Season 03/19/08

The 2007-2008 flu season’s materials reflect outreach to high-risk groups, including caregivers and parents of infants, parents of children with asthma and diabetes, adults who live with at-risk seniors, and Spanish language materials emphasizing...

National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza 12/17/07

This tool outlines how the Federal Government intends to prepare, detect, and respond to the threat of pandemic influenza, whether it results from the avian flu or another influenza virus.

This tool addresses the following topics:...

Inactivated Influenza Vaccine: What You Need To Know 12/17/07

This fact sheet answers common questions about inactivated influenza vaccines.

This fact sheet addresses the following topics:

  • Why get vaccinated?
  • Inactivated influenza vaccine
  • Who should get inactivated influenza...
FluAid 2.0 Software 12/17/07

FluAid 2.0 is a test version of software designed to assist State and local planners in preparing for the next influenza pandemic by providing estimates of potential impact specific to their locality. FluAid provides a range of estimates of...

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