• Most older adults think nursing homes should require staff flu shots

    10 monthes ago - By Healio

    Almost three-quarters of older adults think nursing homes should require all staff to get the influenza vaccine and most said they would be less likely to choose to reside in a particular nursing home if they knew that a percentage of staff was not vaccinated, according to a new poll conducted by the University of Michigan.
    The CDC recommends everyone aged 6 months and older - including all health care personnel - get vaccinated against influenza each season. Vaccination among health care personnel can reduce the risk for respiratory illness in nursing home patients - one of
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