The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established the week of December 2-8 as National Influenza Vaccination Week to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination throughout the holiday season and beyond. 'Unfortunately, over half of all adults are now unvaccinated, with 4 in 10 not intending to get vaccinated, placing themselves and those around them at risk, ' said Caroline Pearson of the NORC at University of Chicago, also stating that widespread vaccination doesn't just help the individual but protects those who can not get vaccinated through herd immunity.
In a feature about how workplaces can prepare for the upcoming flu season, Caroline Hernandez, a senior human resource specialist for Insperity and a former business owner, advises companies to educate employees about the pitfalls of flu before an outbreak occurs in the workplace. In light of the evident challenges in taking legal action, proponents of vaccinations should direct advocacy efforts by pushing for a higher education in health during primary and secondary schooling. Suppose the patient has a compromised immune system? In addition, the Louisiana Department of Health is making flu shots available at parish health units to allow people an easy way to get flu shots at no cost to the patient.
Nurses can talk with families and friends of patients about the importance of them getting the flu vaccine in order to help prevent the flu in their loved ones.
Fact: The flu vaccine reduces the risk of contracting and spreading the disease by up to 60 percent, according to the CDC. Every person who remains healthy because of the flu vaccination can not pass the disease on to others - elderly people, for example, for whom the vaccine is generally less effective.
Some people think that it's fine to get the flu-it's like getting a cold. Roderick explained why many students fear missing class due to illness.
The flu is much more serious than a cold. The symptoms are much more severe and intense. The most important difference is that the flu can result in serious complications, including death. The flu vaccine is crucial, not only to prevent flu in an individual, but also to prevent the spread of flu to those who may be at higher risk of complications.
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Influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel is an important measure of a hospital's health care quality, according to CDPH.
Fact: The CDC recommends flu shots for everyone six months and older. Policies regarding the flu vaccine vary from organization to organization. Now that the new flu season is already underway, the medical community is still urging the unvaccinated members of the public to get immunized.
The flu shot is safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women, who can pass on antibodies to their babies that will help protect them. How can vaccinations benefit them? The child was not vaccinated for the current flu season.
Webby said a "slightly reassuring signal" this year is that the H1N1 strain is the dominant strain of flu circulating. How can you encourage them to get vaccinated?
There is no simple medication that will rid a person from the flu once they contract it.
Flu activity is starting to increase across the United States, so if you have not yet had your flu vaccine, now is the time! While not actively offered at the health center now, it is still encouraged for members on campus to receive them from other sources like Walgreens, CVS or Urgent Care facilities.
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