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The Alliance Releases Community Workshop Kit for Vaccines

Date: December 13th, 2016

Recognizing that older adults face an increased risk for flu-related complications, the Alliance participated in National Influenza Vaccination Week from December 4 – 10. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 54 to 70 percent of flu-related hospitalizations, and 71 to 85 percent of seasonal flu-related deaths occur in people 65 and older. This makes it especially important for older adults to recognize the dangers of the flu, as well as other vaccine-preventable diseases. This is why the