INFLUENZA ( FLU ) Management Presentation. PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR LOVED ONES!. Objectives. To promote the influenza vaccination program To institute Infection Control measures for the prevention of influenza To increase vaccination rate among employees.
PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR LOVED ONES!
- 5% to 20% of the population are
infected with the flu
- More than 200,000 people are
hospitalized from flu complications
- About 36,000 people die from the flu
Nearly one third of people in this age category have medical conditions that place them at risk for serious flu complications
Mild symptoms could start soon after the vaccine is given and may last for one or two days:
Severe reactions such, as breathing problems, could occur a few minutes to a few hours after the shot, usually among people with severe allergy to eggs.
Influenza vaccine is grown in hens’ eggs
All employees will be offered vaccine
within four days
Tuesday Oct. 3 – Friday Oct. 6
We need you!
We will come to your department!
Employee Health Services
Source: CDC Guidelines and Recommendations, January 2005