sábado, 17 de enero de 2015

A Toolkit for Long-Term Care Employers | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDC

A Toolkit for Long-Term Care Employers | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDC

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A Toolkit for Long-Term Care Employers

Increasing Influenza Vaccination among Healthcare Personnel in Long-term Care Settings

Photos of an influenza virus, senior men and women in long-term care settings, and health care professionals such as nurses and doctors.

Within this comprehensive toolkit are a number of resources intended to help long-term care facility, agency, or corporation owners and administrators provide access to influenza vaccination for their workforce and to help any employer of workers in long-term care understand the importance of influenza vaccination for their employees.

Antiviral Drug Shortage Call Center for Long-term Care Facilities

  • In response to reports that long term care facilities are experiencing difficulty accessing antiviral supplies, CDC will coordinate with commercial partners to facilitate the rapid resolution of large orders of antiviral drugs for these institutional outbreak settings.
  • Beginning on Monday, Jan. 12, the Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS) is available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., EST Monday through Friday, to assist public health officials and health care facilities by coordinating with supply chain partners to rapidly redirect supply to the identified location.
  • Contact DSNS at dsns-Request@cdc.gov for assistance with facility-specific unmet antiviral drug supply needs. For emergency needs overnight and on weekends, public health officials can contact the CDC Emergency Operations Center through established protocols.


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