Safety

Ask the expert: Flu shot resources for skittish healthcare workers

OSHA Healthcare Connection, August 2, 2011

Q: Many of my staff members are afraid of the influenza vaccination. Can you suggest resources to break through the anxiety?

A: Check out "Talking Points When Implementing a Mandatory Flu Vaccination Program" under the Pandemic heading on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor Tools page. Even if you do not have a mandatory flu shot policy, the document makes a persuasive case for immunizations for healthcare workers, including addressing staff fears and misconceptions.

Click here for the link.
 

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