ACC hopes the document can be used to guide clinicians’ COVID-19 patient outreach while vaccine demand exceeds supply.
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.
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.
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.
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Continued vaccine refusal will affect those who are vaccinated and the Next Normal may include mask wearing, and some limitations on recreational activities.
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.
Pregnant women who contract Covid-19 pass protective antibodies to their newborns. A Covid vaccine early in their pregnancy might do the same.
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.
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.
Those who get one of the new RSV vaccines now should take a brief pause of at least two weeks before getting any other vaccination because there isn’t much data on whether they interact with other shots when received concurrently. Both covid and flu shots are worth getting, but it might be a good idea to wait a little bit.
COVID-19 poses a significant threat to both the mother and child, and vaccination can help mitigate that risk.
Backed by NPWH and others, the videos feature Dr. Anthony Fauci along with nurses and physicians encouraging healthcare workers to get vaccinated.