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SLIDESHOW: 8 Reasons Why Healthcare Workers Skip Flu Shots



2. The hassle factor
Busy healthcare workers cite insufficient time, inconvenience, and even forgetting as reasons for skipping their flu shots. "This is so important, we will bring the vaccination cart to you, make it available in the lunch room or at the entrance to the hospital, or take whatever steps are needed to make it easy for you to get your vaccination," says Nancy Foster, VP Quality and Patient Safety at the American Hospital Association. 

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