Flu: What to Do

Flu season is here. Learn what you can do in your program to reduce risk for children and staff this flu season. Dr. Susan Aronson, MD, FAAP, ECELS Founder and Pediatric Advisor presented the current recommendations and shared prevention tips programs can follow. The live webinar was held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. 

During and after her presentation, Dr. Aronson answered questions about flu posed by participants. The answers to live polling questions are in the updated handout attached to this description. Users of the recorded version of this webinar will hear the results of the live polling. The answers to the questions posed by participants prior to the webinar and via the chat box are inclcuded at the end of the handout.

This webinar is designed for child care program directors, family child care providers, health professionals, child care health consultants, child care health advocates, supervisory staff, Regional Key staff, instructors and MIECHV home visitors. Participants will receive 1.5 hours of professional development credit for participating and submitting an evaluation. PA Key, Act 48 and CME/CEU professional development credit from University of Pittsburgh will be available.  CME/CEU credit is only available for the live webinar.

Participants will learn how to:
1. Explain recommendations for the 2015-16 influenza season.
2. Discuss why universal influenza immunization is so important.
3. Share flu prevention and control strategies for early education and child care settings.

Follw the instructions offered in the wrap-up slide and explanation during the webinar for how to use participation either live or via the recording to claim credit . To listen to the recording click here