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Resources for Flu Season

3DfluLocal health departments play an important role in preventing cases of seasonal flu in their communities. NACCHO's influenza resources help to raise awareness about the benefits of the flu vaccine and provide tools to prepare for heightened flu activity during flu season.



In the Spotlight

Although the 2014-2015 flu season is drawing to a close, local health departments can start to prepare for next year's flu season by registering for the Flu Near You platform. Through Flu Near You, thousands of individuals submit weekly health reports to benefit their community's flu awareness and tracking. NACCHO is working with the Skoll Global Threats Fund to explore how local health departments may use Flu Near You data as part of ongoing local influenza surveillance efforts. If your local health department is interested in or already using Flu Near You data for local influenza surveillance efforts, email More »

NACCHO Policy Statement

NACCHO supports influenza vaccination for healthcare personnel and urges local health departments and healthcare employers to require influenza vaccination for all staff as a condition of employment. Learn more about this policy. More »

NACCHO's Influenza Resources
Influenza Toolkit
Download resources for flu season produced by other local health departments and public health partners. (Search for Influenza toolkit) More »
Immunization Resource Page
NACCHO's Immunization page features resources related to immunizations, including the seasonal flu vaccine. More »
Immunization and Infectious Disease Update Newsletter
Sign up for NACCHO's monthly newsletter for the latest developments in emerging infectious disease issues and immunization policy. More »
Advanced Practice Center Products
NACCHO's Advanced Practice Center products offer tools created by local health departments, for local health departments. Access templates, CDs, guidebooks, and more to plan for flu season. More »
Preparedness Brief Blog
Get updates about preparing for seasonal flu and pandemic influenza on NACCHO's Preparedness Brief Blog.  More »