Injection Safety and Vaccine Administration Errors at an Employee Influenza Vaccination Clinic — New Jersey, 2015

Please see the attached link to a CDC article describing the recent event in New Jersey of a RN reusing syringes while performing employee influenza vaccinations.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6449a3.htm?s_cid=mm6449a3_w
Please distribute widely within your organization.

Do you have an upcoming training that might benefit from Infection Prevention and/or Injection Safety materials and/or guest speakers?

Please contact Alana Cilwick (303.692.2727) at alana.cilwick@state.co.us, Injection Safety Coordinator at CDPHE.

Visit the following link to access injection safety resources.

http://www.oneandonlycampaign.org/partner/colorado