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State health officials say next Covid-19 vaccine phase could come this week

Washington State Department of Health officials announced plans Wednesday to speed up the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, but their ability to sustain that effort depends on a nonexistent national strategy, Health Secretary Umair Shah said. The Tr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2021

State department of health announces timeline for next phases of vaccine rollout

Washington is not ready to move into the next vaccination phase, state health officials said Wednesday, but it did elaborate on when workers would be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine. “Vaccines are our true roadmap to true recovery,”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2021

Central Ohio counties roll out Covid-19 vaccination plans, but supply remains limited

Local public health officials in Central Ohio and around the state are pleading for patience as anticipated Covid-19 vaccine supplies are only fractions of the population becoming eligible......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2021

The Covid-19 vaccine is here, but many won"t get it for months

The Covid-19 vaccine made its arrival in King County last week, but it will be months before doses are readily available for everyone. The first phase of vaccinations, or phase 1a, includes high-risk health care workers, said Francesca Holme, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 21st, 2020

China has five COVID-19 vaccines in the final phase of state approval, according to health officials

Several shots are moving quickly th.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytDec 19th, 2020

Coronavirus deaths in the U.S. are likely higher than the official tally, Dr. Fauci tells Senate committee

Government health officials sought to assure critical Democratic lawmakers that COVID-29 testing capacity is on track to increase as questions persist about how reopening state economies will work without a vaccine or widespread treatment options......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 12th, 2020

Maryland upgrades its COVID-19-tracking website, cases now up to 31

Maryland’s Department of Health has upgraded its website to now track the number of cases in each of the state's local jurisdictions daily, rather than merely an overall total that state officials had provided throughout the last week. As of Sunday mo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2020

Employer-based Covid-19 vaccination sites are 3rd priority in DOH strategy

About 17% of Washington adults who received their flu shots did so at employer-based vaccination sites in 2019 and 2020, according to the Washington State Department of Health. That’s why state officials have placed establishing employer sites a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals16 hr. 54 min. ago

Hawaii to receive nearly $95M for Covid-19 vaccine distribution, testing

Hawaii is set to receive nearly $95 million in a new round of federal funding to aid the state’s Covid-19 vaccine distribution, testing, and contact tracing programs, congressional officials announced Friday. The new funding comes from the latest fe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2021

As Covid-19 vaccinations move into Phase 1b, here"s how Triad health systems are responding

Guilford County Division of Public Health is currently administering the Covid-19 vaccine to those in Phase 1a. However, the county will transition into Phase 1b vaccinations on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2021

Here"s why local hospitals aren"t using up all of their Covid-19 vaccine doses

"Every health system in the state is working hard to get the vaccines delivered," said Maryland Hospital Association CEO Bob Atlas. "When the numbers are so small, there's going to be obvious variations.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2021

: CDC officials say people with history of allergic reactions should be monitored after receiving a COVID-19 shot

People with a history of severe allergic reactions should be monitored after receiving the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and should reconsider getting the second dose if the anaphylaxis is severe, U.S. health officials said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2021

Real and dangerous: As pandemic surges unabated, Arizona officials warn of Covid-19 fatigue

WASHINGTON – The numbers can be numbing. And that’s exactly what health officials fear. More than a half-million Arizonans have contracted Covid-19 and more than 9,000 have died from it so far, according to state data. The disease is surgi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2021

Real and dangerous: As pandemic surges, Arizona officials warn of Covid-19 fatigue

WASHINGTON – The numbers can be numbing. And that’s exactly what health officials fear. More than a half-million Arizonans have contracted Covid-19 and more than 8,700 have died from it so far, according to state data. The disease is surgi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2021

"It"s going to get much uglier": The US is not prepared for the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

Many state health departments told Business Insider that they are still sorting out the logistics of who will get vaccinated next, and h.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 2nd, 2021

Aurora Health Care fires hospital employee who intentionally damaged Covid-19 vaccines

Aurora Health Care fired an employee at its Grafton hospital after determining the employee intentionally removed vials of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from a hospital pharmacy refrigerator earlier this week......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2020

Department of Health details next phase of vaccination for essential workers, people over 75

Essential frontline workers in Minnesota, such as teachers and firefighters, as well as people older than 74 will likely start getting vaccinated against Covid-19 in February, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) officials said on Wednesday. At .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 30th, 2020

NY health network faces criminal investigation over unauthorized COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine may have been transferred to facilities in other parts of the state and diverted it to members of the public.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 27th, 2020

Allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine reported in Alaska

Health officials in Alaska said Wednesday that a health care worker who had received one dose of BioNTech and Pfizer Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine had a "presum.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2020

Hawaii to receive 80K Covid vaccines; none for general public until spring 2021

A Hawaii state Department of Health spokesperson told Pacific Business News that the vaccine won’t likely be offered to the general public until next spring or summer, and will be distributed in phases by priority......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2020

COVID in Memphis: Four things to know this week as hospitals receive vaccines

Here are four need-to-know items this week about the pandemic and local health care: "It is a crucial point right now as we get this vaccine.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2020