VNAA and Clorox Announce Recipients of the 2018 Say “Boo!” to the Flu Grant

(Alexandria, VA) – July 27, 2018 – The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA), a wholly owned subsidiary of ElevatingHOME, is excited to announce our continuing partnership with the Clorox Company to give busy families an easy way to help scare away the flu virus this fall. More than 150,000 vaccines have been administered to children through the Say “Boo!” to the Flu program since its inception in 2005.

Fourteen home-based care providers nationwide will vaccinate nearly 17,000 children through affiliated events. These events provide an opportunity for members of the community to get their family vaccinated against the seasonal flu, and to learn simple tricks to prevent the spread of the virus. Agencies participating in the 2018 program include: Bethel VNA (Bethel, CT), Community Nursing Services (West Valley City, UT), Franciscan Immunizations (Indianapolis, IN), Porchlight VNA/Home Care (Lee, MA), Ridgefield VNA (Ridgefield, CT), Spectrum Health VNA (Grand Rapids, MI), VNA Care Network (Worcester, MA), VNA Community Services (Monterey, CA), VNA Health Care (Aurora, IL), VNA Home Health & Hospice (South Portland, ME), VNA of Johnson County (Iowa City, IA), VNA of Kansas City (Kansas City, MO), VNA of Greater St. Louis (Maryland Heights, MO), and VNA of the Midlands (Omaha, NE).

Visit SayBooToTheFlu.com for more information.

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About Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA): VNAA is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports, promotes, and advocates for the role of mission-driven home-based care providers including home health, hospice, and palliative care. VNAA is a subsidiary organization of ElevatingHOME, a 501(c)(6) industry organization formed to align, unify, and strengthen the home-based care industry. ElevatingHOME envisions home-based care providers as a critical component of health care delivery models and advances this vision through communications, research, and robust advocacy initiatives.