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.

Immunization Action Coalition

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.