health care workers http://ripr.org en Mandated flu vaccines?–UPDATE http://ripr.org/post/mandated-flu-vaccines-update <p><strong>UPDATE</strong>: As of today, October 5, 2012, the Rhode Island Department of Health has issued a ruling that it will mandate flu vaccines for all health care workers and volunteers. You can get a medical exemption with a note from your doctor, or fill out a form saying you refuse to get the shot but understand you’ll have to wear a surgical mask when interacting with patients during flu season. <a href="http://wrnihealthcareblog.wordpress.com/2012/09/27/mandated-flu-vaccines/">Link </a>to the state regulation (it’s a .pdf).</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8288 at http://ripr.org