During an active flu season, Americans lose 100 million work days, along with nearly $7 billion in lost wages. Nearly two-thirds of total missed work days would have been employer-paid, resulting in a cost of more than $10 billion to companies bottom lines due to lost productivity.
There are 2.3 million inmates held in U. S. Federal & State prisons and jails. In all of these institutions the inmate population receives high quality health care, including immunizations and diagnostic testing.
Travel Clinics are providers of travel health information and immunizations for international travelers, corporations, universities and other international organizations.
Vaccinations are routine in the U. S. military. New recruits, both the enlisted and the officers, are vaccinated against various diseases during their time in basic training or officer accession training.
There are over 50,000 pediatrician’s in the US and over 50% of all vaccine injections are childhood vaccines given in physicians offices.
There is a clear shift in the United States flu-shot and immunization market, moving from physician offices and clinics, toward the consumer store environment.