Tag Archives: COVID19

Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine Takes Just Seconds, but the Effects Are Both Far Reaching and Profound

Tonia W. Hale By Tonia W. Hale, DNP, MAOM, BSN, RN I don’t often give out advice to thousands of people at a time, but since I care deeply about our community and the wellness of its residents, my message this month is simple: If you haven’t already taken the COVID-19 vaccine, do it as… Read More »

Health Disparities and the Risks of Social Determinants for COVID-19 – 14 Months of Evidence

In April 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a report featuring evidence that in the month of March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic was not an equal-opportunity killer. Within just a couple of months of COVID-19 emerging in America, it became clear that health disparities were evident in outcomes due to complications from the… Read More »

The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Turn Back the Tide of the COVID-19 Pandemic Now? Get Vaccinated

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE The COVID-19 pandemic presented us with a public health crisis we’ve not seen the likes of in more than a century. The influenza pandemic of 1918 is the last time the United States, and the world, had to deal with the onslaught of a… Read More »

Biden’s goal of 200M COVID-19 vaccines administered to be reached Thursday

President Biden on Wednesday announced the country is slated to exceed his goal to administer 200 million COVID-19 vaccines before his 100th day in office. The figures backing Biden’s claim are expected to be released on Thursday, the president’s 93rd day in office. In December, the president set a goal to get 100 million shots to Americans by his 100th day in office, which his… Read More »