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Caregivers should be required to have flu shots, group says
Modern Healthcare

Flu vaccination of healthcare personnel is a patient-safety concern practice that should be a condition of both initial and continued employment at healthcare facilities, according to a position paper released by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, or SHEA. Published in the journal Infection Control and the Healthcare Epidemiology, the paper is an updated version of an original statement issued in 2005 and is being released as healthcare facilities prepare for this year’s flu season.