Sunday, August 14, 2016

Six Simple Ways to Encourage Your Employees to Receive a Flu Shot

The flu is one of the most infectious viruses in the United States with millions of Americans contracting the flu every year. As such, the flu is also one of the most common reasons for missed work.

Fortunately, your employees can significantly decrease their chances of contracting the flu by getting the flu vaccine. While many employers highly encourage their employees to receive flu shots for work. The challenge, however, is getting employees to follow through with their flu shot. With that in mind, here are a few simple steps you can take to improve the vaccination rates of your employees:

Hold a Flu Vaccination Seminar

Many people decide not to have a flu shot because they believe in old flu shot myths, such as “the vaccine will actually give you the flu” or “I can combat the flu with antibiotics”. Hold a flu vaccination seminar at your workplace to help dispel these myths and educate your employees.

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