September 21st, 2011 → 11:55 am @ Head Nurse
Dr. Tim Uyeki from CDC’s Influenza Division, discusses recommendations for Influenza Vaccination 2011-2012.
The influenza vaccination recommendation this year is simple: Everyone 6 months of age and older should receive influenza vaccine. The annual “universal” influenza vaccination recommendation was first established in 2010 to expand protection against influenza to more people.
September 1st, 2011 → 2:01 pm @ Head Nurse
For children in school or daycare centers, or at home! This is a great episode of Sid the Science kid that discusses “Nurse Grandma” coming to school. It answers all of those “little questions” that come from the little ones. Adults will enjoy as well!
September 1st, 2011 → 1:54 pm @ Head Nurse
Please show this to the children before they receive the vaccine. It might take a little bit of the “ouch” out of the shot!
September 1st, 2011 → 1:49 pm @ Head Nurse
Cute video to show children how to sneeze!
August 25th, 2011 → 5:02 pm @ Head Nurse
This is a great commentary with wonderful animation. When you get the flu, viruses turn your cells into tiny factories that help spread the disease. In this animation, NPR’s Robert Krulwich and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can trick a single cell into making a million more viruses.
August 25th, 2011 → 3:18 pm @ Head Nurse
Very informative video about the influenza vaccine.
Michael Marcus, MD Director Pediatric Allergy & Pulmonary -Maimonides Medical Center. Fellowship:Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Castle Connolly Top Doctor.
August 25th, 2011 → 3:00 pm @ Head Nurse
Describes the possible side effects from the influenza vaccine.
August 25th, 2011 → 2:55 pm @ Head Nurse
An important message from John J. Kelly, M.D., Chief of Staff, Chief Patient Safety Officer at Abington Memorial Hospital on the importance of getting the influenza vaccine.
August 25th, 2011 → 2:44 pm @ Head Nurse
CDC Epidemiologist, Michael Beach, PhD, explains the importance of washing your hands, a very simple way to prevent the spread of the flu.
August 25th, 2011 → 2:18 pm @ admin
This CDC video includes personal stories about the importance of receiving an annual flu shot.