Introduction (Updated January 2016):

THA’s Board of Directors endorsed a position statement on employee flu vaccination in December 2014. The position statement (see below) remains the same and is intended to support hospitals in their efforts to improve seasonal flu vaccination rates among employees.

         Current Influenza Position Statement
         Sample Policy - Influenza Communicable Disease
         Sample Policy - Influenza/Healthcare Workers

The American Hospital Association (AHA) Supports Mandatory Influenza Vaccination

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Resources

           CDC - Prevention Strategies for Seasonal influenza in Healthcare Settings
           CDC - Seasonal Influenza Resources
           American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendation for Influenza Immunization in Healthcare Workers

Contact

Jackie Moreland, RN, BSN, MS
Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist
615.401.7439
jmoreland@tha.com

THA Data Contact

Jennifer McIntosh
Data Manager
615.401.7421
jmcintosh@tha.com