IKEA presents compelling business case for flu shot

Flu-shot clinics a cornerstone of store's health and wellness program
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/14/2008

Editor’s note: The following case study and tips were supplied by the Ontario Ministry of Health.

Research estimates flu immunization in healthy working adults results in a 25-per-cent decrease in the frequency of upper respiratory illness, up to 43-per-cent fewer days of sick days due to upper respiratory illness, a 36-per-cent decrease in absenteeism due to all illnesses and 44-per-cent fewer visits to doctors’ offices for respiratory illness. (“The effectiveness of vaccination against influenza in healthy, working adults,”

New England Journal of Medicine