The new year is underway, and so is flu season. January witnessed sharp increases in flu cases throughout parts of the country. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. flu activity is elevated nationally with tens of thousands hospitalized so far. It remains important for health care facilities to track vaccination coverage among staff and meet infection control standards with proper immunization requirements.
Why do we measure vaccination rates?
HealthyPeople.gov has set forth an annual target goal of 90 percent for influenza vaccinations among health care professionals by 2020.
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