Flu Vaccinations

Fall into flu and norovirus prevention

Fall into flu and norovirus prevention

While many long-term care residents may be welcoming in the fall season by enjoying the cooler weather, changing leaves and apple cider, fall is also the time for long-term care facility managers and professionals to develop or dust off infection outbreak prevention plans.

Kimberly-Clark to step up production of face masks

Kimberly-Clark to step up production of face masks

With the 2012-2013 influenza season reaching epidemic levels across the U.S., Kimberly-Clark is continuing to increase production of facemasks and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) products in response to increased customer demand from providers nationwide.

CDC: Flu vaccinations among LTC workers declining

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While influenza vaccination rates among healthcare workers have increased overall, fewer long-term care facility employees are being vaccinated, a government survey has found.