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Influenza Vaccination Data Reporting for Long-Term Care Facilities

Influenza Vaccination Data Reporting for Long-Term Care Facilities

Flu season is here and that means we all need to take the necessary precautions to make sure we stay healthy. The National Healthcare Safety Network offers two new features for long-term care facilities to track weekly influenza vaccination data beginning with the...

Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions – Updated by CDC

Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions – Updated by CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated their Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions for the 2020 – 2021 Season. Access it here. While it’s not possible to say with certainty what will happen in the fall and winter, CDC believes it’s likely...

The Importance of Vaccinations for All Ages

The Importance of Vaccinations for All Ages

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) highlights the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. To commemorate NIAM, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed toolkits with key messages, sample social media, graphics and educational...

Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions – Updated by CDC

Upcoming Flu Season: Resources and Frequently Asked Questions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated their Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions document for the 2020 - 2021 Season. Access it here. It is National Immunization Awareness Month. An opportunity to educate and offer guidance on benefits...

Healthcare Professionals Play a Key Role In Vaccination Education

Healthcare Professionals Play a Key Role In Vaccination Education

Healthcare professionals play a key role in educating our communities about the importance of vaccination. National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is right around the corner. NIAM month [August] provides the opportunity to raise awareness and encourage everyone...

Five Ways to Increase Disease Prevention Among Men

Five Ways to Increase Disease Prevention Among Men

In honor of Men’s Health Month, we would like to share activities and resources to promote the importance of preventive health care in maintaining optimal health and ensuring early detection. Listed below are 5 ways to increase disease prevention. 1. Annual Wellness...

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The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network team will host a ‘Huddle’ after each Project TeleEcho – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care session hosted by the University of North Dakota. These huddles will further the discussion[...]
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Open to healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota The University of North Dakota is hosting a Project TeleEcho™ – Geriatric and Age Friendly care; utilizing the Age Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Model of Care.[...]
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