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Get Ready for Seasonal and Pandemic Flu: Strategies for Early Care and Education Providers
Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 2:00 PM to Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:30 PM EDT
Category: National Training or Event

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Influenza (flu) vaccine recommendations change every year. Learn about the updated recommendations for the 2019–2020 flu season. Find out why everyone who works in or attends Head Start and early care and education programs should get the flu vaccine. Discover strategies to prevent and control the spread of flu in childcare settings. Explore ways to prepare for an unlikely but potentially dangerous flu pandemic. Get answers to your questions during or after the webinar.

Topics for the webinar include:

  • Vaccine recommendations for this year's influenza season
  • Types of vaccines available for children and adults for the 2019–2020 influenza season
  • The importance of universal immunization for caregivers who work in all Head Start and early care and education programs
  • Strategies that can be used to prevent or control the spread of influenza, including antiviral medications
  • Ways to improve preparedness for a potential flu pandemic

Presenters

Pediatricians with expertise in infectious diseases and the health and safety of children in childcare will present the webinar.

Flor Munoz, MD, FAAP, associate professor of pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Timothy Shope, MD, MPH, FAAP, professor of pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


Target Audience

  • Head Start and childcare center directors
  • Childcare health consultants
  • Education services staff members
  • Health managers and specialists
  • Parent leaders

Contact: NCECHW at [email protected] or 888-227-5125