Below are examples of different types of organizations/facilities that have been effective in increasing influenza vaccination rates among health care workers. Please click on the organization/facility’s name to view its story.

Mandatory Vaccination with Declination

These programs are mandatory in which health care workers are required to be immunized. Workers who decline to be immunized must sign a declination form

Kaiser Permanente Health Plan
Oakland, California

SSM Health Care System
St. Louis, Missouri

Saint Louis University Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Education Campaigns with Declination

These campaigns feature health care worker education about influenza with participation either by vaccination or documentation of declination of the vaccination.

Blythedale Children’s Hospital
Valhalla, New York

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Monterey, California

Family HealthCare Network
Visalia, California

Houston Northwest Medical Center
Houston, Texas

Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania

Munroe Regional Medical Center
Ocala, Florida

Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute, Kansas

North End Rehab and Nursing Center
Boston, Massachusetts

St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

Education Campaigns without Declination

These campaigns feature health care worker education about influenza. Workers may passively refuse to participate.

Meadow View Terrace
Clarksville, Virginia

Ridgeview Place Assisted Living
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota

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