Influenza

CDC: Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Against Pediatric Deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a study that examined the effectiveness of the flu vaccine to prevent laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated death among children, the findings of which show that flu vaccination significantly reduced…

Improving Hand Hygiene through Visual Advertising – Campaign Outcomes and Next Steps

By Kyle Foerst, M.S., Emergency Response Planner, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Nearly three month have passed since the launch of Saint Louis County Department of Public Health’s (SLCDPH) “Dirty Hands can be Scary!”…

Seeking Feedback from Local Health Departments on Prioritizing Critical Infrastructure Personnel for Influenza Response

NACCHO in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is developing resources to help local health departments prepare for vaccine prioritization of critical infrastructure personnel (CIP) in case of an influenza pandemic.…