Thursday, July 23, 2009

State opts not to give flu shots at schools

State and local public-health officials are shifting their tactics for combating flu this fall, deciding not to pursue a huge campaign to vaccinate hundreds of thousands of Maricopa County schoolchildren against seasonal flu. Instead, officials will aggressively promote getting flu shots from doctors or clinics, as well as encourage parents and school officials to quickly remove sick children from classrooms.
Source: Arizona Republic, Ginger Rough, July 23, 2009
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