Post-acute and Long-term Care Facility Toolkit: Influenza Vaccination among Healthcare Personnel

Increasing Influenza Vaccination among Health Care Personnel in Long-term Care Settings

Photos of an influenza virus, senior men and women in long-term care settings, and health care professionals such as nurses and doctors.

This toolkit is intended to assist post-acute and long-term care (LTC) facility owners and administrators with improving vaccination coverage among their healthcare personnel (HCP). The toolkit outlines the importance of influenza vaccination for HCP, provides strategies for increasing influenza vaccination coverage among HCP, and describes tools a facility may use for monitoring influenza vaccination coverage among their HCP throughout an influenza season

Post-acute and Long-Term Care Facilities

 Post-acute and LTCFs provide rehabilitative, restorative, and/or ongoing skilled nursing care to patients or residents in need of assistance with activities of daily living. Post-acute and LTCFs can include nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, inpatient behavioral health facilities, assisted living communities, and long-term chronic care hospitals.