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Occupational Medicine


Foreign Travel Medicine Program Requires Early Notice of Travel

For JLab staff members who engage in foreign travel for the lab, be aware that Occupational Medicine provides Travel Medicine support services. For maximum benefit, staffers who anticipate upcoming foreign travel should submit their travel plans to the Foreign Travel Management System as soon as possible and also visit the CDC Travel Medicine site as far in advance of travel as possible.

After the employee has reviewed the CDC recommendations, she or he should contact JoAnne Newman, x5585, for questions and requested service, such as vaccine administration. For the full memo regarding foreign travel medicine support service procedures and associated challenges, visit the Occupational Medicine website.

Occupational Medicine Announces 2012-13 Flu Season Vaccine Program
The annual Jefferson Lab influenza vaccination program begins on Sept. 24. JLab staff members who would like to be vaccinated, must contact Occupational Medicine at ext. 7539 to schedule an appointment. Vaccination typically takes less than 15 minutes. But please keep in mind that for 15 minutes after vaccination you should remain at the lab, in the presence of other people and avoid safety-sensitive activities, including driving.

For more information about vaccination, visit, or contact your personal physician or Dr. Smitty Chandler at ext. 7455 or

Hand Sanitizer for Your JLab Workspace
To minimize the spread of flu this season, JLab has bottles of hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes for distribution to staff and users for disinfecting hands and common-use workplace surfaces, such as phones and keyboards. These items can be picked up by visiting Freestock, in Bldg. 90, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. If you have any questions, call x6297, x7225 or x7233.

Hand Sanitizer For JLab Public Areas
Large bottles of hand sanitizer have been placed in JLab public areas and conference rooms. If you need a replacement bottle, please stop by Freestock, in Bldg. 90, to pick up replacement bottles. If you have questions, call x6297, x7225 or x7233.