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Many Patients Didn’t Get the Message on Flu Shots; Get Ready to Treat Them

December 17, 2018
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Urgent Care

Summary/Abstract

Despite your best efforts—and those of your colleagues, employers, and the entire U.S. healthcare system—and the highest flu-related death toll in decades last year, many adults have no intention of getting a flu shot this year, according to data just released by NORC (formerly known as the National Opinion Research Center) at the University of Chicago. Nearly 41% of adults surveyed hadn’t been immunized as of mid-November and said they weren’t planning to this year.