Personally, I get the flu shot each year and I have for as long as I can remember. I can't think of a better way to protect yourself, your family and each other. However, there are some who never get the flu shot because they never get the flu. I have worked side by side with one of the C-Suite executives for the last 15 years. I can't remember her ever missing a day of work due to illness and she has never gotten a flu shot.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Mandatory Flu Shots
It looks like I am going to be faced with an interesting dilemma regarding flu shots prior to the upcoming flu season. The American Hospital Association and the Maryland Hospital Association are asking hospitals and health systems to impose mandatory flu shots for our employees. Certainly a great way to reduce the incidence of flu nationwide, but it's not that simple.