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Effect of Accessibility of Influenza Vaccination on the Rate of Childcare Staff Vaccination

  • Ingi Lee (a1) (a2), Sarah Thompson (a3), Ebbing Lautenbach (a1) (a4) (a2) (a5), Leanne B. Gasink (a1) (a4) (a2), Barbara Watson (a6), Neil O. Fishman (a1), Zhen Chen (a5) and Darren R. Linkin (a1) (a4) (a2) (a5)...

Abstract

We assessed the impact of free on-site influenza vaccination on childcare staff vaccination prevalence using 2 before-and-after studies. Vaccination was offered during the 2003-2004 and 2006-2007 influenza seasons. Staff vaccination prevalence was higher in each intervention season compared to the prior, nonintervention season. No baseline characteristics were associated with receipt of vaccination.

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Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St., 3rd Fl., Silverstein Building, Suite E, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (ingi.Iee@uphs.upenn.edu)

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