Probably not a bad question to ask.  Persons immigrating to the US are supposed to go through a medical screening that includes vaccination, but I don’t know if that applies to visa’s or temporary work permits.


Bruce E. Cunha RN MS COHN-S

Manager, Employee Health and Safety

Marshfield Clinic

Marshfield WI.


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From: MCOH-EH [] On Behalf Of Upfal, Mark
Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:38 AM
Subject: [MCOH-EH] Polio


Any thoughts about screening HCWs who are arriving from endemic countries (e.g. starting residents, new faculty, other immigrants) for proof of polio immunization? 


Mark Upfal, MD, MPH

Corp Medical Director, DMC Occupational Health Services

4201 Saint Antoine, UHC 4G-3

Detroit, MI 48201

(313) 993-0509


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