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Flu Resources for Health Professionals

VA takes the threat seasonal influenza poses to our Veterans, staff, medical system—and the health of the country as a whole—very seriously.

Influenza vaccination is a VA priority. See 2014-15 goals for influenza vaccination.

Download the seasonal influenza campaign calendar (2 MB, PDF) for a planning guide for the vaccination campaign at your VA health care facility. It includes helpful activities within a timeline to assist you and your flu teams to plan, implement, and evaluate your campaign.

Flu tools and materials

Watch the Donning Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) video, length: 02:39. Image of health care worker adjusting a facemask. 

Donning PPE
Video Length: 02:39

 
Watch the Doffing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) video, length: 02:23. Image of health care worker removing a glove. 

Doffing PPE
Video Length: 02:23

VA has developed materials to help inform the public, including Veterans and families, and health care providers about topics such as seasonal flu vaccination, hand and respiratory hygiene, and stopping the spread of infection.

Materials are not copyrighted and may be reproduced.

 

VA employees may refer to VHA Influenza and Educational Resources (435 KB, PDF), Section 8 of the VA Influenza Manual, for a list of materials stocked for distribution.

Pandemic flu preparedness

Infection: Don’t Pass It On
Flu.gov – Know what to do about the flu.