January Webinar – Flu & COVID: What You Need to Know
HHSC is holding this webinar for all our providers to offer guidance on flu and COVID-19.
In this webinar, we will review:
- The similarities and the differences between flu and COVID-19
- The importance of getting a flu shot
- How flu vaccination along with good infection control practices protect everyone
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on administering flu vaccines this season amid the coronavirus pandemic.
This webinar is appropriate for all provider types. No continuing education hours or units are available for this webinar. A certificate of attendance will be provided.
Jan. 5, 2021
10 – 11 a.m.
Register for the Jan. 5 COVID-19 webinar.
Jan. 21, 2021
10 – 11 a.m.
Register for the Jan. 21 COVID-19 webinar.
HHSC Publishes Flu Vaccine Guidance During COVID-19 (PL 20-50)
HHSC publishes Provider Letter 20-50 Influenza Vaccine Guidance During COVID-19. The letter provides a brief overview of the Adult Influenza Vaccine Initiative and guidance on the administration of the influenza vaccine to residents and staff with and without COVID-19.
The letter also informs facilities when an individual should receive the influenza vaccine, even if the facility is not the vaccine administrator.