There are a lot of rumors about flu vaccination. It’s your responsibility to provide patients with the information they need to make an informed decsion based on current facts. The following links provide resources for printable display items and education.
The following resources provide fact sheets, brochures and other printable materials that may be useful in educating patients.
CDC Information Statements and Recommendations
CDC Brochures, Fact Sheets, Posters
Print Materials from U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
Tools and Materials from U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs
Flu level tracker by zip code
Resources for Flu Immunization Education
The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that most individuals 6 months of age and older get the influenza vaccine every year.
CDC Flu Activity and Surveillance
Flu Facts from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition
Food and Drug Administration Safety and Availability