Influenza Immunization

In an effort to reduce the spread of influenza and to protect the health of both patients and health care providers, the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative recommends that all health care providers receive the seasonal influenza immunization.

Health Care Personnel Influenza Immunization

In 2018, KHC's 10th annual statewide survey of hospital health care workers found that 93.9 percent of hospital personnel in Kansas received influenza vaccination during the 2017-18 flu season, up from 64% during the 2008-09 flu season. Download press release.

Hospital personnel flu vaccination rates

Education Materials

Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions:  2020-21 season
→ The CDC has released its latest Flu Campaign Toolkit.
→ A comprehensive, online toolkit from KHC is available in support of Hospital Health Care Personnel Influenza Immunization.


Resources

Articles

 

Recommendations

 

Toolkits

 

Videos

 

Education

NHSN Healthcare Personnel Vaccination Module Influenza Vaccination Summary: Acute Care Facilities (Feb. 2019)

Kansas Healthcare Collaborative Webinar, June 24, 2015
Health Care Personnel Influenza Immunization: Tracking HCP influenza immunization in NHSN, hospital success story by Hays Medical Center

Kansas Healthcare Collaborative Webinar, September 23, 2015
Summary results: Annual Influenza Immunization Survey of Health Care Personnel, plus other topics.

Sample Hospital HCP Influenza Immunization Policies

 

Success Stories

 

For more information about the annual survey of Immunization of Hospital Health Care Personnel and resources to support your facility's immunization campaign, contact Michele Clark, KHC program director, at or 785-235-0763 x1321.