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Taranaki DHB aiming to get 80 percent of its staff vaccinated against the flu

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Publish Date
Wed, 22 Jun 2022, 9:38am
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Photo / NZ Herald

Taranaki DHB aiming to get 80 percent of its staff vaccinated against the flu

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 22 Jun 2022, 9:38am

Taranaki DHB is aiming to get 80 percent of its staff vaccinated against the flu.

Ministry of Health data shows nationwide only around 54 percent of DHB staff have had the jab.

Taranaki is offering incentives such as going in the draw for a hotel stay and other prizes to engage with busy staff.

Operations Centre Manager Cameron Grant-Fargie told Mike Hosking it's also about taking reasonable steps to reach people.

He says for example last night, their vaccination team was roving the hospital jabbing late afternoon and night shift workers.

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