Safety

Colorado considers mandatory flu shots

OSHA Healthcare Connection, January 31, 2012

The Colorado State Board of Health will vote next month on whether to mandate flu shots for healthcare workers.

The board is considering a recommendation by state health officials requiring influenza immunizations “for nearly all hospital and nursing-home employees, with no religious or other personal exemptions, saying patient protections outweigh individual choice,” reports The Denver Post, January 26.

Read more about it on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

 

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