Why flu is a problem you need to manage

Managing a recruitment agency means managing people and creating a welcoming environment that is also professional. As a recruitment agency you are dealing with people face-to-face every day, so you need to make sure your working environment is safe and hygienic and that your service to clients remains of a high standard.

Flu is an acute respiratory illness caused by the flu virus. The flu virus is highly contagious and can be transmitted easily through the proximity of people and the touching of items and surfaces which come into contact with many people daily, so a recruitment agency is a typical office environment where flu can be transmitted quickly.

How does flu affect my business?

The common symptoms of flu are coughing, sneezing, runny nose, headaches, aches and pains, fever/chills and fatigue. These symptoms can be experienced for between two to seven days, but more vulnerable people can have much more severe symptoms which can cause significant health problems, and even death. Learn more about flu by downloading our Flu Factsheet here.

You need to protect your people and your business, and if you book a flu vaccination with Flu Clinic2You today, we can help you with that. A flu infection can result in absenteeism, loss of productivity and a failure in your duty to protect employees and provide a safe and healthy working environment.

What benefits does a flu vaccination bring?

If you sign-up for an on-site flu vaccination today, then we can:

  • Reduce the likelihood of flu infection
  • Reduce the severity and duration of flu symptoms
  • Prevent transmission
  • Protect vulnerable people

Our flu vaccination service

We use a newly-developed flu vaccine every year that is specifically formulated to combat new mutations of the flu virus that are presently active. This ensures that if you have an annual flu vaccination you will always be protected from current flu viruses. You can learn more about our service by downloading our Service Brochure here. Our service includes:

  • No minimum numbers and we can accommodate up to 80 employees in one day
  • Friendly, personable and relaxed service
  • Tailored around the needs of your business
  • Using experienced and knowledgeable clinicians

Make sure your recruitment agency is protected and that you can provide a trusted, reliable and professional service to your clients, and in an efficient and cost-effective way, by signing-up for an on-site flu vaccination service with FluClinic2You today.

Did you know?

Flu viruses undergo periodic changes and mutations, necessitating annual flu vaccinations.

Each year’s vaccine is specifically formulated to target the prevalent strains expected during that particular flu season, ensuring optimal protection.

Quick FAQs

The ‘flu’ is short for Influenza, which is an acute respiratory illness due to infection with the influenza virus.

The virus can last for up to 7 – 10 days, common symptoms include:

  • Coughing
  • Sneezing
  • Blocked / Runny Nose
  • Fever / Chills
  • Fatigue

In severe cases of the virus, patients may require hospital admission which can take a large toll on the body.

At FluClinic2You, we provide the quadrivalent flu vaccine to our clients. This vaccine works against 4 different strains of the virus.

The vaccine will help prevent people from getting the flu, reduce the severity of symptoms if they were to catch the flu and also prevent transmission of the influenza virus around the workplace.

This will ultimately help reduce employee absence days and costs and hopefully boost productivity in the workplace!

Influenza vaccinations play a crucial role in safeguarding public health due to several key reasons:

  • Prevention of Illness: The flu is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. By receiving a flu vaccine, you significantly reduce the risk of contracting the flu. Even if you do get infected, the vaccine can help lessen the severity and duration of the illness, ensuring a quicker recovery and reducing potential complications like pneumonia or hospitalization.
  • Protection of Vulnerable Populations: Certain groups, such as young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and individuals with underlying health conditions or weakened immune systems, are more susceptible to severe flu-related complications. By getting vaccinated, you not only protect yourself but also help to protect vulnerable people, reducing the likelihood of transmitting the virus to them and preventing potentially serious consequences.
  • Community Immunity (Herd Immunity): When a significant portion of a population is immunized against the flu, it establishes a collective defence mechanism known as herd immunity. This shield makes it more challenging for the flu virus to spread within the community, ultimately protecting those who cannot receive the vaccine due to medical reasons or those for whom the vaccine may be less effective. By opting for vaccination, you actively contribute to the overall health and well-being of your community.
  • Alleviating Healthcare System Burden: Flu outbreaks can place a considerable burden on healthcare systems, leading to a surge in hospitalizations and medical visits. By getting vaccinated, you significantly lower your risk of contracting the flu and requiring medical attention. This, in turn, helps alleviate the strain on healthcare facilities, ensuring that resources are readily available for individuals with other urgent medical needs.
  • Prevention of Coinfections: Influenza can weaken the immune system, making individuals more susceptible to secondary bacterial infections, such as pneumonia. By proactively preventing the flu through vaccination, you reduce the likelihood of experiencing these potentially severe secondary infections, thereby safeguarding your overall health.