Protect the young: Parents and families are partners in preventing the flu

Each month, the APIC Communications Committee develops a backgrounder for consumers on infection prevention which is posted to the “Monthly alerts for consumers” page of The September backgounder, developed by Elizabeth Monsees, RN, MSN, CIC,  focuses on protecting children and infants from the flu through vaccination. More than 600 children have died from the flu over the past four years.

Read more about the importance of flu vaccination in this month’s consumer backgrounder.  Feel free to share and use these consumer-friendly materials in your education efforts and sign up to receive monthly updates via email.

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