Vaccination Promotion Letter from Management
September 1, 2010 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
Hospitals should aim to maximize flu vaccination coverage among healthcare personnel. Risk managers with responsibility for other settings should note that recommendations from the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices on flu vaccination for healthcare personnel apply to a range of settings, including acute care hospitals, nursing homes, physician offices, urgent care centers, and outpatient clinics. According to the recommendations, evidence shows that successful flu vaccination programs for healthcare personnel are multifaceted.