This year again the BC Ministry of Health has mandated that all healthcare providers must receive the influenza vaccine and if they choose not to,… Read More »B.C.’s Flu Shot Policy for Healthcare Providers: it just makes sense, by Hannah Varto, NP
Earlier today, ARNBC participated in the Ministry of Health’s launch of the Annual Provincial Flu Campaign and hope this event will remind all British Columbians… Read More »Flu Shots, Still the Healthy Choice, by Julie Fraser RN
On October 24, 2012, we posted about Government’s new influenza protection policy for health workers. The discussion has been ongoing ever since, and several nurses… Read More »Flu Shots for Healthcare Workers: Government Answers Your Questions
On August 23, 2012, the B.C. Government introduced new influenza measures designed to protect patients and seniors from being exposed to influenza. ARNBC has been discussing the importance of nurses getting flu shots for quite some time, and was pleased to publish a blogpost on the topic written by Board Member Leanna Loy (October 24, 2011).
In light of the changes initiated by government, we are pleased to re-post “Flu Shots – The Healthy Choice” to provide some context around the current discussion. We encourage all nurses to reflect on this important issue and share your thoughts about the new policy in the comments section below.