CDC Recommends Chidcare Workers Get Flu Shot

Are Your Employers Insisting You Get a Flu Shot? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that this year’s flu season is expected to be one of the worst the country has seen in 10 years. Not even at its peak yet, the season β€œis stacking up to be moderate to severe,” Tom Skinner, […]

Nanny Loses Baby Sitting Job for Not Having Flu Shot

Did You Get Your Flu Shot Yet?By Maria Lopez, Nanny Miami, FL If you work as a nanny, au pair, or babysitter your employer might ask you to get a flu shot in order to work with their children, or you may even lose a job opportunity if you haven’t had the flu shot. I know, because it […]

Have the Kids You Care For Had Their Flu Shots?

The Danger of Flu to ChildrenBy the Center of Disease Control and Prevention Flu is more dangerous than the common cold for children. Each year, seasonal flu places a large burden on the health and well-being of children and families. Children commonly need medical care because of influenza, especially before they turn 5-years-old. Each year […]

Advice for Nannies – Get Flu Shot!

Did You Get a Flu Shot? The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. On February 24, 2010 vaccine experts voted that everyone six-months and older should get a flu vaccine each year starting with the 2010-2011 influenza season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory […]

latimes.com says nannies who get flu shots may have an edge in the job market

Click here to see the article on LAtimes.com today explaining it’s hard for parents to find nannies that have had the H1N1 flu vaccination. Just a portion of the article is sampled below. Many refuse — some out of fear — and that can cause a rift between caregivers and the families that employ them.By […]

Flu Shot Does Not Cause the Flu

What Nannies & Au Pairs Should Know About the FluControversy swirls about the safety of vaccines, especially about the flu shot. Remedies abound, handed down in families like treasured heirlooms about how to treat the flu. The flu sickens millions and kills thousands yearly. The flu may threaten all those who come into contact with […]