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CDC commends Inland

Release Date: 12/03/2012

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Inland Hospital a Certificate of Excellence for its outstanding rate of employee vaccination.Inland is recognized for vaccinating 98% of employees and volunteers against influenza! The CDC says it shows a strong commitment to worker, patient, and community safety!

Inland was one of four hospitals in the area that received commendations from the Maine CDC for their healthcare worker influenza vaccination rates – the others were Maine General in Augusta and Waterville, and Redington-Fairview. There were a total of 15 hospitals in Maine recognized – each achieved over 85% coverage of their healthcare workers.