It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate
As a health care professional (HCP), your flu vaccine recommendation makes a difference. Learn tips on how to improve your flu vaccination rates by making strong flu vaccine recommendations and answering important patient questions. Register today for CDC NCIRD's webinar #HowIRecommend Flu Vaccine: How to Make Recommendations that Matter to Patients on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 1-2pm EST
#HowIRecommend Flu Vaccine Webinar: December 5th, 2018 at 1PM EST
Save the date for the #HowIRecommend Flu Vaccine Webinar, hosted by Public Health Foundation (PHF), on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 at 1PM EST. This webinar will be focused on better understanding the severity and burden of last year’s flu season and why flu vaccine is so important.
Health care providers (HCPs), join CDC and others in describing how you talk through the importance of flu vaccine using the hashtag #HowIRecommend.
Additional Flu Fighters to be featured on NIVW
Every year, people around the world work to study, track, and prevent flu. Flu Fighters is focused on putting a spotlight on the many partners across the country that work daily to fight flu. Additional columns will be published during NIVW on our partner page.
Share Your Flu Fighter Story
Do you know someone who works to promote flu vaccination and prevent the spread of flu? During NIVW, we are encouraging partners to tell us stories about their flu fighters.
Whether it is a parent who makes sure their entire family is vaccinated every year, a health care provider who goes above and beyond to ensure their patients are protected from flu, or a community advocate that organizes flu clinics – we want to hear from you!
Complete the flu fighter profile below and share on your blog or webpage. Then share your Flu Fighter profile on social media. Write 1-3 sentences or share a meaningful flu quote from your Flu Fighter on social along with an image of your flu fighter. Include the hashtag #FluFighters in your posts!
- Can you share a few highlights of your experience in flu prevention? What is the most rewarding part of your work?
- In your role, how do you fight flu?
- What is the most difficult part of flu prevention?
- How do you discuss flu vaccination with your patients?
- What would you say to those who are hesitant about getting a flu vaccine?
- What advice would you give to other health care professionals to improve their flu vaccination rates?