National Influenza Vaccination Week
This Sunday marks the beginning of the annual observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). The H1N1 flu is a serious disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that between mid-April and November 14, 2009, 47 million people in the United States were infected with the 2009 H1N1 flu, more than 200,000 people were hospitalized, and over 9,800 people died.
Please use the materials here to inform your parish about this important event to generate awareness. Here are some resources: