Stepping up fight against flu

STEPPING up its fight against flu, the state government is now making the influenza vaccination compulsory for front-line staff in hospital wards.

The Labor Government already makes the flu shot free for healthcare workers, however new rules will see high-risk areas such as Intensive Care Units, Neonatal Intensive Care Units and cancer wards all become areas where staff must be vaccinated.

Gannawarra Times

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