Mark, if they are working in the US is there any increased risk from being a HCW? Or are you thinking they might be traveling back and forth to their home country?


Melanie Swift, MD

Director, Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic


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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