Three Community Vaccination Clinics on Sunday July 18

  WHAT:  A community vaccination clinic to provide free COVID vaccines to the community in THREE LOCATIONS. WHY: The statewide Bringing Back Summer initiative is focused on providing free COVID vaccines to some of the most vulnerable in the state. As of now, nearly 100% of COVID cases are young people or not fully [...]

By |2021-07-17T18:44:08-04:00July 17th, 2021|COVID-19, Events, News|

Free Community Vaccination Event This Saturday July 17th in High Point, NC

Old North State Medical Society Hosting Community Vaccination Clinic at Mt. Zion Baptist Church WHAT: Pastor Frank Thomas and Mt. Zion Baptist Church in High Point will be hosting a community vaccination clinic to provide free COVID vaccines to the community. WHY: The statewide Bring Back Summer initiative is focused on providing free COVID [...]

By |2021-07-13T16:18:12-04:00July 13th, 2021|COVID-19, Events, News|

World Hepatitis Day, AFM Awareness, ADA, National Minority Health Awareness and more!

Every month has different health observances that vary across institutions. Here are a few July 2021 Health Observances along with some fun facts....   Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AMF) - According to CDC.gov; "Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is an uncommon but serious neurologic condition. It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of the spinal [...]

By |2021-07-06T16:36:16-04:00July 6th, 2021|News|

Please join us May 20th: NCDHHS Sec. Cohen and Kenya McNeal-Trice, Prof. of Peds and vice chair of Ed at the UNC School of Med

NCDHHS Sec. Mandy Cohen will host a fireside chat tomorrow to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations for adolescents 12 to 15 years old. She will be joined by Dr. Kenya McNeal-Trice, professor of pediatrics and vice chair of education at the UNC School of Medicine. The event will stream live from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. from [...]

By |2021-05-20T14:20:24-04:00May 20th, 2021|COVID-19|

Pfizer Vaccine Now Authorized for 12+

Exciting news! Younger teens – those between 12 and 15 – can now get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.    The recommendation comes following a thorough review of safety and effectiveness data from clinical trials in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the [...]

By |2021-05-13T12:54:25-04:00May 13th, 2021|COVID-19, News|

COVID-19 Prevention Network Updates (5-3-21)

New: COVID Vaccine Matters  Drs. Larry Corey, Chris Beyrer and colleagues of the COVID-19 Prevention Network, have penned a series of blogs on the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, which can be found here. The latest entry includes commentary on the adverse events seen in the COVID-19 adenovirus-based vaccines.   Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy in BIPOC Communities [...]

By |2021-05-04T12:40:23-04:00May 4th, 2021|COVID-19, ONSMS News|
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