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State Officials, Health Providers Join Forces to Increase Flu Vaccination Rates Among Health Care Workers
Sacramento Bee

Highlighting the importance of flu vaccinations in reducing the risks of illness and infections among patients, state public health officials have joined with a group of statewide health care providers to urge all health care workers to get their annual flu shots. A joint letter issued today by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the California Hospital Association (CHA), the California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF), the California Medical Association (CMA), the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) California APIC Coordinating Council challenges all health care facilities in California to increase flu vaccination rates among health care workers.