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Healthcare professionals information, 2011-2012


CDC's main influenza website for professionals provides general information with links to vaccination, infection control, antivirals, clinical description, lab diagnosis, patient and provider education, training, surveillance, background, flu vaccine bulletins, and other resources. The U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS) also maintains a website www.flu.gov with current flu information and resources. A recent update encourages healthcare worker vaccination.

Healthcare workers (HCW) immunization issues

Influenza infection control guidelines

Respiratory hygiene

Personal protective attire - resources

Premier maintains a list of contracted suppliers that have personal protective attire (gloves, gowns and masks) used for the care of influenza patients. See Environmental & safety products and contracted suppliers for a file including contract details for members with access to Premier's Supply Chain Advisor catalog.

Educational materials - CDC

Adverse event reporting