FluStop helps employers provide seasonal flu shots to employees at the workplace. (If you’re an individual member, please call the customer service number on the back of your member ID card to learn where you can get a flu shot.)
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get seasonal flu and lessen the chance that you will spread it to others. A 2011 survey showed the workplace as the second most common place of vaccination (behind a doctor's office) for adults 18-64 years old.* The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated each year to provide the best protection against influenza throughout the flu season.
For information on how to host a successful clinic for your Minnesota-based members, check out tips for a successful clinic (PDF). An updated list of participating providers will be available in August. If you have employees that live outside of Minnesota and want to schedule an onsite FluStop clinic, please contact us at email@example.com. Refer to our FAQ (PDF) for answers to your questions.
Use these resources to promote your clinic:
Contact FluStop at (651) 662-1932 or 1-800-382-2000 (ext. 21932), or firstname.lastname@example.org. For self-insured groups, please contact your account manager.
All FluStop employee communication resources are current for the 2012-2013 flu season.
*The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data collected during January-March 2011 on adults aged ≥18 years for the 2010-11 season reported that for those aged 18-49 years and 50-64 years, a workplace was the second most common place of vaccination, 25.7% and 21.1%, respectively. (Place of Influenza Vaccination Among Adults, United States, 2010, 11 Influenza Season, 2011, MMWR, June 17, 2011/ 60(23);781-785)