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Medical News & Perspectives
April 28, 2015

Filling the Gaps in Preventive Care Services for Older Adults

JAMA. 2015;313(16):1604-1606. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.2369

On Election Day 2012, voters at polling places in 48 US states could choose not only a presidential candidate but whether to get a flu vaccination.

More than 9000 voters opted to be immunized through the “Vote and Vax” program that year, and more than half of them reported that they did not regularly get flu shots (Shenson D et al. Am J Public Health. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302628 [published online April 16th 2015]).