The start of the flu season is very unpredictable. Flu activity can begin as early as October and typically peaks in the U.S. in January or February. California’s hospitals recommend a flu shot every year as the first and best step in protecting you and your family from getting this serious disease.
Here’s some other information that you should know about flu vaccinations from the CDC:
In hospitals and other health care settings, hand hygiene can prevent infections from spreading from one patient to another, as well as from patient to health care worker. Hospitals and medical centers are taking things “into their own hands” and coming up with novel, effective ways to encourage hand hygiene improving quality.
October 8, 2013C. Duane Dauner, President/CEOCalifornia Hospital Association
Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature today on SB 239 (Hernandez, D-West Covina/Steinberg, D-Sacramento) means a more secure future for skilled-nursing patients across California, and greater access to vital health care services as the state’s hospitals prepare for implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). It is one of 2013’s most significant legislative achievements and will benefit current and future generations of Californians.
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