ACC hopes the document can be used to guide clinicians’ COVID-19 patient outreach while vaccine demand exceeds supply.
Boost Now or Wait? Many Wonder How Best to Ride Out Covid’s Next Wave
The rapidly mutating virus has created a conundrum for the public and a communications challenge for health officials.
CDC Guidance to Providers for Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine
The CDC offered guidance for clinicians for the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) Covid-19 vaccine Tuesday after six women, ages 18 to 48, suffered a rare type of blood clot.
Covid Vaccine Doesn’t Reduce Conception Odds, But Getting Covid Does
Couples who get vaccinated against Covid do not reduce their chances of conceiving a child, but men who get infected with Covid do reduce their odds slightly.
Covid-19 Boosters Expanded to Healthcare Workers by CDC Director
On Friday, the CDC director said people whose jobs put them at risk of coronavirus infection qualify for a shot to boost the protection of their covid-19 vaccination.
COVID-19 Vaccine Errors – ISMP Issues Initial Report
COVID-19 Vaccines for Children: How Parents Are Influenced by Misinformation, and How They Can Counter it
How can pediatricians and other health care professionals empower parents to feel confident in the choice to get their children vaccinated for COVID-19?
Does Being Vaccinated Make You a Covid-Safe Date?
Noel, a nurse who lives in the D.C. area, got back to me. He said he put “COVID vaccinated” in his bio as a statement for what he stands for.
Emergency Use Authorizations of Two COVID-19 Vaccines: What all Providers Must Know
What must every healthcare provider, who will administer the vaccines, need to know to assure safety in administering the vaccines?
How Important Is the COVID-19 Booster Shot for 5-to-11-Year-Olds?
How Vaccine Refusal Can Impact the Next Normal
Continued vaccine refusal will affect those who are vaccinated and the Next Normal may include mask wearing, and some limitations on recreational activities.
Infants Can’t Get Covid-19 Vaccine, But Their Moms Should: CDC
Nurse Practitioner Takes Covid Shots House to House in Puerto Rico
The nurse practitioner, who has guided relief efforts after hurricanes and earthquakes in Puerto Rico and elsewhere, has made it her mission in the U.S. territory to vaccinate as many people as possible against covid.
Nurses and vaccine hesitancy
A recent survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 29% of healthcare workers are “vaccine hesitant.” The percentage in the general population is around 27%.
Pregnant Women With Covid Pass Antibodies to Babies, Study Finds
Pregnant women who contract Covid-19 pass protective antibodies to their newborns. A Covid vaccine early in their pregnancy might do the same.
Private Practice Providers, Patients Wonder When It’s Their Turn for Vaccine
Rural Americans More Vaccine Hesitant, Analysis Shows
Rush for Covid Vaccines Left the Pregnant Behind
“Our failure as a society to vaccinate women in pregnancy will be remembered by the children and families who lost their mothers to this disease.”
Survey Finds Most NPs Vaccinated; Patients Have Some Hesitancy
The survey found that 92 percent of the respondents had been offered the opportunity to be vaccinated and 84 percent had done so.
Telehealth Will Continue After Pandemic, NPs say
Telehealth is here to stay after the pandemic, said 67 percent of the respondents to a Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) survey conducted in April.
The Hard Realities of a ‘No Jab, No Job’ Mandate for Health Care Workers
Nurse practitioners were the least hesitant to get vaccinated. Home health care aides, EMTs and nursing assistants showed the highest hesitancy among front-line health workers.
Tips for Giving a Pain-Free, Effective Injection
Here are some ways to work toward an ideal injection technique that is effective, pain-free, and safe for the patient and the injector.
Understanding Covid-19 vaccines
This Covid-19 update provides information to help healthcare providers allay some of the fears surrounding vaccination and answer the questions patients are asking.
Vaccination Against COVID-19 Supports a Healthy Pregnancy by Protecting Both Mother and Child
COVID-19 poses a significant threat to both the mother and child, and vaccination can help mitigate that risk.
Video Campaign Encourages Healthcare Workers to Get Vaccinated
Backed by NPWH and others, the videos feature Dr. Anthony Fauci along with nurses and physicians encouraging healthcare workers to get vaccinated.