Strategies to Increase HCW Flu Vaccination Rates

Select a leader to administer the influenza immunization program.
Get a commitment from top management.
Create a policy statement affirming institutional commitment to increasing health care worker influenza vaccination rates.
Use every possible means to deliver messages.
Provide education and reeducation.
Make influenza vaccine easily accessible.
Remove cost barriers to immunization.
Audit immunization programs and provide feedback to key personnel.
Repeat the influenza immunization program annually.

Source: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Improving influenza vaccination rates among health care workers. Bethesda, MD; 2004.