Clalit HMO, in coordination with the management of the Barzilai Medical Center, conducted staff vaccination against influenza. Nurses and clerical workers showed up at the entrance of the dining room, noon Wednesday, 10.05.2011. They registered and vaccinated staff members of the Clalit HMO. Ninety eight workers, members of the Clalit, were vaccinated during the lunch hours.
Southern District Director of Clalit HMO considers to conduct more vaccination campaigns in order to offer vaccination to the majority of the fund members at the Barzilai Medical Center.
Influenza is a common disease in the winter and causes loss of many working days. Incidence of influenza and its complications are common especially among patients with chronic diseases of the respiratory tract, heart, and people over 60 years