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New Ascension Flu Vaccination Documentation Requirements in 2018

While many providers get the shot to protect themselves and their patients, documentation of vaccination is inconsistent. For more comprehensive reporting to the National Healthcare Safety Network from all Ascension ministries, all Medical Staff providing care at an Ascension Texas care site will be required to submit flu shot documentation in 2018. 

What Now?

To help us prepare for next year, all Medical Staff, even those non-employed, are asked to provide documentation this year to help us test our tracking abilities and put proper systems in place to ensure a seamless process next year.

If you haven’t taken your flu shot yet, vaccination clinics will be open from Sept. 29 – Nov. 17. Click the flyer below to view the Providence and Seton flu clinic dates and times.

If you’ve already taken your flu shot, get the shot after Nov. 17, or you are a non-Ascension Texas employed provider, submit your flu shot documentation to the Seton or Providence Medical Staff Office by Dec. 15.

Declination Forms Due Oct. 30

Anyone who declines to take the vaccine based on medical contraindication or religious objection must submit a declination form to Seton Occupational Health for review and approval by the Ascension Texas Influenza Committee no later than 11:59 p.m. on Oct.30.

  • View below for the medical declination form.
  • View below for the religious declination form.

 To view the 2017/2018 Ascension Texas Influenza Vaccination Policy, view below.

For Frequently Asked Questions, view document below.

Questions?

Seton Occupational Health Services: 512-324-5650.

Providence Occupational Health Services: 254-751-4387.

You can also email questions to employee-health@seton.org