Mandatory influenza vaccination of health care workers: a first-year success implementation by a community health care system

Am J Infect Control. 2012 Oct;40(8):771-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.10.011. Epub 2012 Feb 9.

Abstract

Poudre Valley Health System is a private, not-for-profit health care system of more than 5,300 employees. Poudre Valley Health System increased its influenza vaccination coverage rate among health care workers from 68% in 2009 to 95.5% in 2010 after implementing a mandatory influenza vaccination program.

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Colorado
  • Community Health Planning
  • Health Personnel / statistics & numerical data*
  • Humans
  • Immunization Programs / methods*
  • Influenza Vaccines / administration & dosage*
  • Influenza, Human / prevention & control*
  • Mandatory Programs*
  • Vaccination / statistics & numerical data*

Substances

  • Influenza Vaccines