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Healthcare Personnel and Immunization

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
Healthcare Personnel Immunization Toolkit
Toolkit for infection preventionists and their employee/occupational health colleagues, provides information, tools and resources relevant in all healthcare settings (2011)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Recommended Vaccines for Healthcare Workers
Related CDC guidelines, publications, and surveillance
Healthcare-associated Infections
CDC published guidelines and recommendations for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections
National Surveillance System for Health Care Workers (NaSH)
NaSH collaborates with healthcare facilities to systematically collect information important to prevent occupational exposures and infections among healthcare workers
State Immunization Laws for Healthcare Workers and Patients
Summarizes state immunization laws for healthcare workers, correctional inmates/residents, hospital inpatients and developmentally disabled facility residents, including administration, assessment and reporting
Health and Human Services (HHS)
Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel
Part of the HHS National Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections: Roadmap to Elimination
Joint Commission
Tdap Vaccination Strategies for Adults and Adolescents, Including Health Care Personnel
Monograph contains information about implementing and improving Tdap use in hospitals and includes strategies from research and practice
Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients Through Influenza Vaccination
Monograph helps healthcare organizations of all types improve seasonal influenza vaccination rates in healthcare personnel
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
Seven Truths About Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers [PDF]
Adapted from Dr. Greg Poland, Mayo Clinic
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Hepatitis B Vaccination Declination
Form for employees to sign who refuse vaccination
Vaccinating Healthcare Workers
Position statements from professional orgs, mandatory influenza vaccination policies, and many helpful resources from the National Influenza Vaccine Summit's website
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