Not Eligible for a Covid Booster Shot? Here’s Why!

Not Eligible for a Covid Booster Shot? Here’s Why!

In our last blog post, we explained the newest CDC guidelines for Covid-19 booster shots. Just a quick recap – it is only for those who received the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, and only certain groups of people were made eligible. Since then, I’ve heard a lot of questions from people about why they aren’t eligible for a booster. I’ve even heard from some who’ve found a way to get one even

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Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters — Do You Need One?

Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters — Do You Need One?

Are you paying attention to the news but still unclear about today’s recommendations for the Covid-19 vaccine? If so, you’re not alone. We’ve heard about meetings of special committees, meetings of FDA and CDC, and still sometimes the information seems as clear as mud. Let’s talk about what the newest recommendations mean for you. Nothing is set in stone Keep in mind that recommendations for Covid-19 vaccines are likely to

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National Immunization Awareness Month is Upon Us!

National Immunization Awareness Month is Upon Us!

Actually, National Immunization Awareness month (August) is almost over already! But it’s still a great time to talk about the importance of routine adult vaccinations. We’ve all been focused on Covid-19 vaccines in the past several months. You may find the changing recommendations for Covid-19 vaccines confusing or even alarming. But did you know that recommendations for all vaccines change occasionally? Vaccine experts continually collect and analyze data on preventable infections,

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What You Need to Know about the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

What You Need to Know about the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

A third COVID-19 vaccine is now available! The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave emergency use authorization to a vaccine produced by Janssen, the pharmaceutical branch of Johnson & Johnson, last weekend. This is great news. A third vaccine will increase the overall supply substantially, and we’ll be able to get more people vaccinated quickly. The new vaccine is already being shipped so it’s likely to be availabile in our

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