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Forgone Care During the Pandemic

Forgone Care During the Pandemic

According to a recent CMS survey, many Medicare beneficiaries reported forgoing non-COVID-19 care, such as regular check-ups, medical screenings and other vaccinations, such as influenza and pneumococcal. While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused healthcare providers to...

The More People Vaccinated; The More People Protected

The More People Vaccinated; The More People Protected

December 6-12 marks National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), an annual observance to remind everyone that there’s still time to get your flu vaccine if you haven’t already. Flu activity is still low, but it may increase as we head into the winter. There are many...

We All Have a Role In Protecting Each Other #NIVW

We All Have a Role In Protecting Each Other #NIVW

Every December, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) observes National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) to highlight the importance of influenza vaccination. We can all do our part to help raise awareness about flu risks and encourage everyone to...

Forgone Care During the Pandemic

SARS-CoV-2: Virology to Vaccine – What YOU Need to Know Webinar

Scientists and medical experts are racing to develop a vaccine to prevent SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). As some vaccine candidates are nearing the end of Phase III clinical trials, healthcare professionals are left with many questions. How were COVID-19 vaccines developed so...

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...

Forgone Care During the Pandemic

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...

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