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REPORT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS - October 2014

...to our community: influenza – the flu. Every year, more than 2,000 New Yorkers die of flu and flu-related pneumonia. Even more are hospitalized. At greatest risk are the young,...

REPORT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS - September 2020

...flu. Getting a flu vaccine this fall will reduce our risk from flu and also help conserve potentially scarce health care resources. We need to be at our healthiest so...

NYC Health + Hospitals Urges New Yorkers Not to Delay Getting the Flu Vaccine This Season

...upcoming flu season is to look at the Southern Hemisphere, where winter and the flu season has just concluded. In Australia, the number of patients with flu was nearly double...

REPORT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS - September 2014

...the possibility that the Senate may change hands from Democrat to Republican control, reauthorization of the bill is not guaranteed. FLU CAMPAIGN KICKOFF The flu season will start again this...

Statement of HHC President Alan D. Aviles Regarding NY State Decision to Require Masks for All Health Care Employees Who Have Not Received a Flu Vaccination

...the country have struggled to increase influenza vaccination rates among their workforce. Employee education campaigns, programs that offer incentives and ready access to free flu shots have simply not been...

REPORT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS - October 2013

...FLU IMMUNIZATION CAMPAIGN As you know, New York State has released a regulation this year that addresses flu vaccination requirements for healthcare personnel. All healthcare personnel who are not vaccinated...

REPORT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS - December 2014

...whatever we can to keep them healthy. It is particularly urgent for health care providers to get a flu shot to protect their own health and the health of our...

Health System Urges Parents to Schedule Wellness Checks and Immunizations for Children Ahead of New School Year

...NYC Health + Hospitals also offers parents and guardians eight pieces of health advice to help children get ready for the school year, including advice on vaccination requirements, flu shots,...

Back-to-School Health Tips for the 2023-2024 School Year

...HPV is highly recommended and can help prevent certain types of cancer. Flu Shots The flu is a contagious illness that infects the nose, throat, and lungs and can cause...