Administrators Willing to See Schools as Site for Flu Inoculations
View Voiced Amid New CDC Guidelines on H1N1 Virus
Even as they brace for the start of the school year—and the flu season—most school leaders say they are ready to offer their facilities as a location of swine-flu vaccination clinics if requested, recent surveys show.
Decisions will be made on a state-by-state basis about when and where to hold vaccination clinics for the H1N1 virus, expected to resurface this fall. In a survey conducted by the National School Boards Association in Alexandria, Va., close to 75 percent of 485 superintendents said they would be willing to offer the vaccines in their buildings.
The American Association of School Administrators in Arlington, Va., surveyed members of its executive and governing boards in late July and found that of the 61 members who responded, about 70 percent said they would be interested...
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