CHA News Article

Deadline Extended for ASCs to Submit Health Care Personnel Influenza Vaccine Data

The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) has announced that the annual deadline for ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) to submit data on influenza vaccinations among health care personnel (ASC-8: Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Healthcare Personnel) has been extended from May 15 to Aug. 15. The extension is intended to assist as many ASCs as possible in meeting the requirement during its initial implementation year. To submit data, ASCs must enroll in NHSN at least eight weeks before the Aug. 15 deadline. For additional information, visit