A team of nationally recognized long-term care researchers from  Brown University, Stefan Gravenstein, MD, MPH, and Vincent Mor, PhD, are are undertaking a large-scale quality improvement study to evaluate the impact of the annual influenza vaccine choice on long-term care facility residents' hospitalization risk for the 2020-2021 influenza season.

Nursing facilities that meet eligibility and agree to participate will be allocated to one of two CDC recommended infuenza vaccines for adults.  Facilities will aslo receive a free supply of vaccine for staff.  The Foundaiton will receive a donation of $100 for each facility that enrolls in this study based on their referral.  Find more details at  join.nhflustudy.com.