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Information for Businesses & Employers

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get a yearly flu vaccine, but good health habits and antiviral medications are other measures that can help protect against the flu. To help businesses, employers, and their employees learn about these strategies for preventing flu, CDC provides the following Toolkit, flyers, posters, and other materials to post and distribute in the workplace.

Materials for Businesses to Promote Vaccination

Make It Your Business To Fight The Flu: A Toolkit for Businesses and  Make It Your Business To Fight The Flu: A Toolkit for Businesses and Employers [Entire Toolkit, 1.8 MB, 15 pages, 7 ½” x 10”]

The purpose of “Make It Your Business To Fight The Flu: A Toolkit for Businesses and Employers” is to provide information and recommended strategies to help businesses and employers promote the 2014–2015 seasonal flu vaccine.


The Toolkit includes:

Recommended Strategies for Businesses and Employers Recommended Strategies for Businesses and Employers [331 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Learn what two strategies are recommended to businesses and employers this flu season.


Promoting Seasonal Flu Vaccination: A Checklist for Businesses and Employers Promoting Seasonal Flu Vaccination: A Checklist for Businesses and Employers [134 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Use this checklist to get started.


Flu Vaccine Clinic Here!Flu Vaccine Clinic Here! [363 KB, 1 page, 7 ½" x 10"]

Host a flu vaccine clinic in the workplace and use this flyer. Complete with fillable text boxes so you can add the location, date, and time of your flu vaccine clinic.


You Need a Flu VaccineYou Need a Flu Vaccine [417 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Encourage employees to get vaccinated at locations in the community. Navigate to the Flu Vaccine Finder website to find locations offering flu vaccine then update the flyer and post.


Note to SelfNote to Self [363 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Share this flyer with employees to encourage flu vaccination. Consider posting this in the workplace, or copy and place in mailboxes or include in pay statements or newsletters.


Note to EmployersNote to Employers [398 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Use this flyer with other workplace managers to kickoff discussions about flu vaccination planning.


Toolkit KeyfactsKey Facts About Influenza Vaccines [404 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Use this information to promote flu vaccination.


Toolkit LinksLinks [366 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Helpful links for businesses and employers.


Free Web ToolsFree Web Tools [381 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Promote flu vaccination using web technology


Print MaterialsPrint Materials [581 KB, 2 pages, 7½” x 10”]

Take advantage of helpful materials for businesses to learn about seasonal flu, plus additional posters and brochures.


Toolkit eCardse-Cards for Business and Employers [413 KB, 1 page, 7 ½” x 10”]

Promote flu vaccination using e-mail technology


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