Arlington Fights The Flu. Arlington fights the flu!. 20 April 2010 MAPH Presentation. Arlington Fights the Flu!. COMMUNITY MANDATE: Reduce spread of flu
20April 2010 MAPH Presentation
COMMUNITY MANDATE: Reduce spread of flu
GOAL: Increase the number of people in target groups receiving seasonal flu vaccine by 25% in Arlington by year 5 of the business plan.
WHY: Prevents illness and death
WHAT: Targets Kids and Service Workers
HOW: We take the vaccine to them!
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Vaccination is the ultimate form of prevention.
Less than 40% in the US get vaccinated against flu.
5% - 20% get ill with the flu every year.
200,000 people are hospitalized every year from flu.
36,000 people die every year from flu.
The single best way to prevent the flu is flu vaccination.
Arlington Death Rate (per 100,000) from Flu & Pneumonia is
1.5 Times Higher than Northern Virginia (on average)
Children: 36, 571
Hourly Wage Employees
Vaccination Campaign Targets:
- Cab Drivers, 800
- Restaurant Workers, 5,178
(TotalHospitality & Food Services: 14,840)
Program Manager (0.08 FTE)
Program Assistant (0.3 FTE)
Vaccinating nurses (seasonal)
Located at County
New Partnership; Structure
Fight the flu, Arlington! Get your flu shot today!
Existing media networks of partners
Channel 8 cable TV
The Arlington Connection & Sun-Gazette
Social media – Facebook, Twitter
Local Hispanic radio stations and newspapers
Media outlets of all partners
Business Improvement Districts
Community Based Organizations
Arlington Public Schools
Day Care Office
Community and Recreation Centers
Proper storage and handling of vaccine
Standard precautions for vaccine administration
Screening of clients
Virginia Immunization Information System (VIIS)
Custom reports (individual or aggregate)
Data entry by assigned administrative staff
Goal: Increase the number of individuals in the target groups who receive seasonal flu vaccine in Arlington by 25% between year 1 and year 5.
Percent increase in seasonal flu vaccine given year to year.
Vaccinate the number of persons to make outlined revenue in Business Plan Years 1 through 5 (1500 in Y1; 1900 in Y5).
Number of new clinic sites established and maintained by Y5.
Inova Health Source
Virginia Hospital Center
Safety Net Providers
Ethiopian Community Development Council
Arlington Public Schools
Arlington County Parks and Recreation
Business Improvement Districts (BIDs)
Reach a new audience in a new way with a new partnership
Decrease morbidity due to influenza in Arlington County
Fulfill our community mandate
Increase vaccination rates in target populations by at least 25% in first 5 years
Be self-sustaining & revenue generating by year 3