In Vermont, it is estimated that influenza-like illness is responsible for $8.9 million annually in direct medical costs. The flu vaccination rate ranges from 33% to 56% across the nation, and Vermonters are vaccinated at a rate of approximately 49% each year. This program aims to provide a novel educational material to patients, specifically addressing concerns with the safety of the seasonal influenza vaccine.
South Burlington, VT
Vermont, flu shot, influenza, public health, South Burlington, patient concerns, safety of flu shot
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Cisu, Theodore, "Fighting the flu - Devising a novel approach to address patient concerns with the seasonal influenza vaccine - South Burlington, VT" (2016). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 211.