DPH: Workplace Influenza Clinics

Workplace Influenza Clinics


1. Hosting a workplace influenza vaccination clinic {Woman getting vaccinated }     

Dr. Sam Graitcer from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Debbye Rosen from CT Department of Public Health (CT DPH) present a 45 minute webinar with information to support the need to provide influenza vaccinations in the workplace and a recipe for how to organize and conduct the clinic at your workplace

Link to webinar- July 2012 

2. Samples for use at worksite influenza vaccination clinics For sample, click on item

a.      E-mail

b.      News article for newsletter

c.      Sample payroll insert  - notice to include in the pay envelope of employees

d..     Posters- link to posters that can be downloaded for use at your site

e.      Timeline/checklist for worksite vaccination clinics

f.      The recipe- 4 steps to hosting a worksite influenza vaccination clinic

·  Step 1- Arranging  for a clinic-Identifying a vaccinator

·  Step 2- Promoting your clinic

·  Step 3- Clinic Day

·  Step 4- Evaluating your efforts

  For the entire guide click here


3. Click here for a  list of agencies that will come to the worksite to vaccinate your employees. Listing includes the geographic area covered, the insurances accepted for payment and a contact person at the agency.


This listing is updated as new information becomes available. If you do not see an agency that will come to your geographic area, contact Sharon Dunning at the CT Department of Public Health 860-509-7929, for assistance or email: dph.immunizations@ct.gov


4. Resources-

   a. Make It Your Business To Fight The Flu. A Toolkit for Business and Employers

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Date: Fall 2011

Audience: For human resource managers and other managers or owners at businesses

Contents: A toolkit to develop and implement an on-site flu clinic.  Contains recommended strategies, checklists, various promotional clinic flyers, staff educational information, and links to other CDC flu information including web tools.  

Document Website: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/business/index.htm

b. Give Productivity a Shot in the Arm: How Influenza Immunization Can Enhance Your
    Bottom Line

Author: Partnership for Prevention (a national non-profit dedicated to evidenced-based prevention and comprised of leaders from the health sector, government and business) 

Date: August 2011

Audience: For human resource managers and other managers or owners at businesses

Content: Presents the business aspect for employers to provide onsite flu clinics.  Includes several case studies/testimonials from actual businesses who have implemented onsite flu clinics, best practices, and links to additional materials to develop and implement a clinic. Some resources on this page have a cost. 

c. Vaccinating Against the Flu: A Business Case

Author: National Business Group on Health, Center for Prevention and Health Services

Date: September 2010

Audience: For human resource managers and other managers or owners at businesses

Content: Presents the business case for providing on-site flu clinics. Provides more detailed data regarding the economic burden of flu

Document: http://www.businessgrouphealth.org/pdfs/Final%20Proof%20-%20Seasonal%20Influenza.pdf

d.  Updated printed materials for businesses from Centers for Disease Control and


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