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If you have lung disease, heart disease, or diabetes, annual flu vaccination is a critical part of your care
December 4, 2023

Complications from Flu Largely Preventable with Annual Flu Vaccine

Leading public health organizations emphasize that it’s not too late to help protect yourself and others by getting vaccinated against flu

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A flu vaccine can take flu from wild to mild. National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4 to 8
December 4, 2023

Act Today, Don’t Delay: #GetVaccinated to Help #FightFlu

With flu activity on the rise and vaccination rates lagging across the US, NFID is reminding everyone age 6 months and older to get vaccinated against flu

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Collage of Previous NFID Awardees
November 29, 2023

NFID Calls for 2024 Awards Nominations Honoring Public Health Heroes

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2024 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award and the Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement

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Family Thanksgiving meal at dinner table
November 19, 2023

Talking about Vaccines without Ruining the Holidays

The time to deal with vaccine misinformation is immediately. And the way to deal with it is through building connections and expressing empathy.

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Graphic illustrating people at risk for pneumococcal disease
November 9, 2023

3 Things To Know on World Pneumonia Day

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and the American Lung Association encourage those who are at risk to talk with a healthcare professional about pneumococcal vaccines

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C. diff causes nearly 500,000 infections annually
November 7, 2023

C. diff: An Urgent Public Health Threat

November is C. diff Awareness Month, an annual opportunity to raise awareness about this common but potentially deadly infection

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NFID Medical Director shares why he gets vaccinated
October 23, 2023

Overcoming Barriers to Vaccination

NFID Medical Director Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD, shares his thoughts on communication tactics and other strategies to help overcome barriers to vaccination

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CDC Leaders Leading By Example and Getting Vaccinated to #FightFlu!
October 12, 2023

Leading by Example for a Healthier Fall and Winter

CDC guest post on the importance of disease prevention and leading by example to help protect against flu, COVID-19, and RSV

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