Mrs. Patricia Granger, Primary Care Nurse Manager, Victoria North gave a presentation on the Influenza Vaccine and headed a Vaccination Drive at the Termly Administrative Conference for the St. Patrick Education District, held at Privé Restaurant and Conference Room, Gulf View on January 15th, 2019.

In her presentation to approximately 80 primary and secondary school principals, Nurse Granger highlighted the importance of immunisation for all children entering schools, She also focused on the symptoms and signs of Influenza A H1N1 (Swine Flu), precautionary measures such as respiratory etiquette, and encouraged all persons attending the Conference to take the flu vaccine.

The Primary Care Team comprising Ms. Drupattie John, DHV, Ms. Sandy De Gannes, DHV and Ms. Deera Satnarine, PCA assisted with administering the vaccine to approximately 50 persons at the Conference, themed “Emotional Wellbeing” which according to Mr. Edwin Ramsaran, School Supervisor III aimed to equip administrators to treat demands and manage stress.

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