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Call For Employers and Health Care Providers to Donate Flu Vaccine
 
Mayor Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Frieden today asked area employers and health care providers to donate vaccine supplies to those at highest risk this season as part of the City's ongoing effort to respond to the national flu vaccine shortage. The Health Department is urging that only those at high-risk of flu complications be given a flu shot, and that healthy New Yorkers ages 2-64 to abstain from being vaccinated this season. The Health Department has requested 600,000 additional doses for New York City medical providers to vaccinate high-risk New Yorkers from the CDC.  

Mayor Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Frieden today asked area employers and health care providers to donate vaccine supplies to those at highest risk this season as part of the City's ongoing effort to respond to the national flu vaccine shortage. The Health Department is urging that only those at high-risk of flu complications be given a flu shot, and that healthy New Yorkers ages 2-64 to abstain from being vaccinated this season. The Health Department has requested 600,000 additional doses for New York City medical providers to vaccinate high-risk New Yorkers from the CDC.
Mayor Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Frieden today asked area employers and health care providers to donate vaccine supplies to those at highest risk this season as part of the City's ongoing effort to respond to the national flu vaccine shortage. The Health Department is urging that only those at high-risk of flu complications be given a flu shot, and that healthy New Yorkers ages 2-64 to abstain from being vaccinated this season. The Health Department has requested 600,000 additional doses for New York City medical providers to vaccinate high-risk New Yorkers from the CDC.
 
 

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