How to Increase Influenza Vaccination among Long-term Health Care Personnel
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CDC, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) recommend that all U.S. health care workers get vaccinated annually against influenza.
Unfortunately, the national influenza vaccination coverage rates among healthcare personnel in long-term care (LTC) facilities continue to trail behind other healthcare settings. But, these rates can improve.
Learn more about how your long-term care facility can encourage personnel to get an annual influenza vaccination.
- Barriers and Strategies to Improving Influenza Vaccination among Health Care Personnel
- Measuring and Reporting Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Health Care Personnel
- How the Affordable Care Act Increases Access to Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Personnel
- Best Practices for Successful Influenza Vaccination in Long-term Care Settings
Mandatory Influenza Vaccination for Healthcare Personnel Position StatementsExternal: examples of position statements from medical organizations to guide you in developing and implementing mandatory influenza vaccination policies at your healthcare institution or medical setting.