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Get Ready for Seasonal & Pandemic Flu: Strategies for Head Start & Child Care
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
Category: National Training or Event


Flu vaccine recommendations change every year to keep up with new strains of the virus. Learn about the recommendations for this flu season. Find out why everyone who works in Head Start and child care programs should get the vaccine. Discover strategies to prevent and control the spread of influenza in child care settings. Explore ways to prepare for an unlikely but dangerous flu pandemic.

Topics for the webinar include:
Vaccine recommendations for this year's influenza season
The importance of universal immunization for caregivers who work in all Head Start, early education, and child care settings
Strategies that can be used to prevent or control the spread of influenza
Ways to improve preparedness for a potential flu pandemic

Target Audience
Head Start and child care center directors
Child care health consultants
Education services staff members
Health managers
Health specialists
Parent leaders

Pediatricians with expertise in infectious diseases and the health and safety of children in child care will present the webinar.
Flor Munoz, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Timothy Shope, MD, MPH, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Contact: NCECHW at [email protected] or (toll-free) 888-227-5125