Safety

Editor’s choice: Requiring masks for healthcare workers

OSHA Healthcare Connection, November 29, 2011

The feature article in the November issue of Briefings on Infection Control looks at AHA's mandatory flu shot policy that requires either influenza vaccination or wearing a mask in the presence of patients across healthcare settings during flu season for healthcare workers. Click here for an excerpt of the article that examines considerations such as comfort, enforcement, and communication with patients for choosing to wear a flu mask as alternative to immunization.

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