TITLE

AHA backs flu shot mandate for workers

PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Occupational Health Management;Oct2011, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the support of the American Hospital Association (AHA) on the mandation of influenza immunization for health care workers in the U.S. It notes that AHA's Board of Trustees' has approved a policy supporting mandatory patient safety policies requiring either the flu vaccination or wearing of mask during flu season. It also explores the U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations on employees' exemptions from the flu vaccine mandates.
ACCESSION #
67154621

 

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