Flu Shot Attestation/Proof of Immunization Required by Jan. 28

Employees who have not attested to receiving or declining a flu vaccination by Saturday, Jan. 28, may be placed on an unpaid leave of absence from work until their attestation has been entered into PeopleSoft. If you received a flu shot outside of OHS or the Peer-to-Peer Program, you must also provide proof of immunization by Jan. 28. Learn more.

Quality Rounds With Dr. Nabel, March 3

BWHC President Betsy Nabel, MD, will speak about the Safety Culture Survey results and highlight some of our quality and safety initiatives. In addition, panelists from BWH will share their safety culture-related stories. Friday, March 3, noon, in Bornstein Amphitheater. A live webcast will be available. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for the webcast link. (Please note that the date of this event has changed since the time when the print edition of this week’s BWH Bulletin was distributed. The updated information is listed above.)

Join the B.A.A. 5K Stepping Strong Team

Register for the 2017 Boston Athletic Association 5K at baa.org. Registration opens Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m. After you have registered, forward your confirmation email to aluthman@partners.org to secure your place on the Stepping Strong Team. All funds raised will benefit The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation at BWH. Everyone is invited to be part of the excitement of Boston Marathon weekend while supporting trauma research and care. This year’s race takes place on April 15, which is designated One Boston Day.

Code Help Policy Update

Code Help, a Department of Public Health mandate, is a process by which hospital staff are alerted to commence the appropriate steps to ease the burden of boarders in the Emergency Department. The policy for Code Help has been updated and went into effect Jan. 3. Learn more.