Promoting Flu Immunizations for Health Care Workers
Mary Beth Petraco, CPNP Coordinator, Child Health Program, Suffolk County (NY) Department of Health Services
National data reports very low influenza immunization rates among health care workers. This project devised a simple, low cost plan to increase immunization rates among health care workers. In one year rates rose from 30% to 60% for health care workers in a large suburban primary care system run by Suffolk County Department of Health Services.
As a result of this program, participants will be able
- Describe at least two strategies to increase the rate of flu immunization among healthcare workers.
Satellite broadcast originally aired February 19, 2004.