The pages listed below offer public health and healthcare professionals key information about vaccination, infection control, prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of seasonal influenza.
- Clinical Information Transmission, clinical signs and symptoms of illness, complications of influenza
- Diagnostic Tests Information on influenza diagnostic testing
- Antiviral Drugs Guidance on the use of antiviral agents for treatment and chemoprophylaxis
- Vaccine Recommendations (ACIP) Recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
- Institutional Outbreaks and Infection Control Guidelines for various settings, respiratory hygiene/cough etiquette
- Influenza Activity and Surveillance Overview and map of current influenza activity in the United States
- Vaccination Dosing & administration, supply, storage, VIS, effectiveness & safety
- Vaccination Coverage Current available coverage data and past trends
- Patient Education Influenza materials for health professionals to provide to patients
- Training Webcasts and online courses
- Long-term Care Facilities Consolidated guidance on influenza outbreak management and prevention.
- Medical Office Telephone Evaluation of Patients with Possible Influenza
- Communications to Health Care Providers
- Toolkit for Long-Term Care Employers
- Flu Activity and Surveillance Current & past flu activity
- Vaccines and Immunizations
- Provider Resources for Vaccine Conversations with Parents
- Archived H1N1 Pandemic Content Archived guidance documents for 2009 H1N1 issued during the pandemic
- Avian Influenza Guidance
- H3N2v Guidance
Toolkit for Long-Term Care Employers
This Long-Term Care Employers toolkit is being launched in collaboration with the HHS National Vaccine Program Office, as a guide to increasing flu vaccination among healthcare personnel in long-term care settings. It includes a number of resources intended to help long-term care facility owners and administrators provide access to influenza vaccination for their workforce, and to help anyone working in long-term care understand the importance of influenza vaccination for their employees.