Continue to Vaccinate Patients and Staff Against the Flu [3 MB, 5 min 14 sec]
This podcast is a reminder to health care providers about the importance of annual flu vaccination—it’s not too late! Health care providers should get their flu vaccine and continue offering and encouraging flu vaccination among their staff, colleagues, and patients.
Get Your Flu Vaccine [4 MB, 4 min 16 sec]
Flu season is here and it’s time for most of us to get vaccinated. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people in the US get influenza and several thousand die from the disease. In this podcast, Dr. Erin Kennedy discusses the importance of getting an annual flu vaccine.
Flu-Free Babies and Moms (A Cup of Health with CDC) [3 MB, 2 min 58 sec]
During pregnancy, women are at increased risk for complications and severe illness from influenza, including going into labor too early, developing severe pneumonia, and, in rare cases, death. Newborns also are at increased risk for severe illness from the flu. In this podcast, Dr. Carolyn Bridges discusses the importance of pregnant women receiving the flu vaccine to protect themselves and their infants.
Flu-Free Babies and Moms (A Minute of Health with CDC) [1 MB, 59 sec]
Pregnant women and their newborns are at increased risk for severe illness from the flu. This podcast discusses the importance of pregnant women receiving the flu vaccine.
Flu Free Kids (A Cup of Health with CDC) [3 MB, 2 min 50 sec]
Every year, thousands of preschool-aged children are hospitalized with flu-related complications, second only to elderly adults. Children under two are especially at risk. In this podcast, Dr. Timothy Cunningham discusses ways help prevent young children from getting the flu.
Flu Free Kids (A Minute of Health with CDC) [1 MB, 59 sec]
Children under the age of two are especially at risk for flu-related complications. This podcast discusses recommendations from public health experts for vaccination of children six months and older.
Wes Studi: Take 3 PSA (:60) [2 MB, 1 min]
Actor Wes Studi (Last of the Mohicans, Avatar) highlights 3 steps to prevent getting and spreading the flu: 1. Get vaccinated every year 2. Stop the spread of germs 3. Take antivirals if prescribed.