The CDC estimates that influenza costs $6.2 billion in lost productivity each year and $10.4 billion in direct medical costs. With work absences and other variables factored in, the total economic burden due to influenza is $87.1 billion. Flu shots protect employees as well as your business’ bottom line. If your business is interested in hosting a flu clinic for staff at your worksite please contact the Riley County Health Department’s Nursing Supervisor.
Hosting a flu clinic is easy as 1-2-3!
1. Contact Gail at the Health Department (785-776-4779 x7655 or Email)
2. Gail will work with you to schedule a time slot convenient for your worksite.
3. A public health nurse will come to your business and give employees flu vaccine.