Welcome to HelpStopTheFlu.com, the official website of Adventist HealthCare’s annual flu education and vaccination campaign.
Flu & Pneumonia
It is estimated that more than 25 million cases of influenza are reported each year- leading to 200,000 hospitalizations and a range of 3,300 to about 49,000 deaths annually in the United States. Annual flu vaccines are the best defense against the flu for children and adults. Below are some facts about the seasonal flu and seasonal flu vaccine. Learn More About the Seasonal Flu
Pneumococcal disease is a leading cause of serious illness in children and adults throughout the world. The disease is caused by a common bacterium, the pneumococcus, which can attack different parts of the body. When bacteria invade the lungs, they cause the most common form of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. Learn More About Pneumonia
Community news and announcements from the 2011-2012 flu season.
AHC Employee Family Members
Family members of Adventist HealthCare employees are invited to attend the Help Stop the Flu community flu clinics to receive a flu vaccine.
- Flu vaccines are FREE to employees' family members who are covered under the Adventist HealthCare medical plan. Please bring to the community flu vaccine clinic the Adventist HealthCare medical plan card as proof of coverage.
- Flu vaccines for employees' immediate family members who are not covered under the Adventist HealthCare medical plan are available at a discounted cost of $15. Employees should bring their employee ID badge and accompany their family members to the community flu shot clinic for the discounted rate.
For more information about flu vaccines for family members of Adventist HealthCare employees, call Health & Wellness at 1-800-542-5096.
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