COVID-19 vaccine

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In response to Sunday’s approval from the Western States Safety Review Workgroup and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) is finalizing preparations to offer the Moderna and Pfizer BioNTech vaccines for young children ages 6 months and older. “Starting this week, limited shipments …continue reading

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In anticipation of increased gatherings and travel over the holidays and due to growing cases of the Omicron variant nationwide and around the world, the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) is issuing strong recommendations for boosters, testing before and after gatherings and travel, and masking indoors. “This is a critical …continue reading

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Based on the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) encourages eligible children and youth ages 5 and older to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. According to a recent study by the CDC, hospitalization rates due to …continue reading

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The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and long term care facilities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, released the following statement today regarding the release of an emergency regulation by the …continue reading

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To prepare for the next phase of vaccination distribution, the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) continues to monitor activity by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regarding …continue reading

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With some of the year’s busiest travel dates fast approaching, the personal-finance website WalletHub today announced the results of its nationally representative 2021 Winter Travel Survey, along with its updated list of the Best Credit Cards for Winter Travel, plus key money-saving tips for domestic and international travelers. Applying for …continue reading

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On September 28, the California State Public Health Officer (CDPH) issued a new health order to address mandatory vaccination for workers in adult and senior care facilities, as well as workers providing services in a recipient’s home. Workers identified in the order must have their first dose of a one-dose …continue reading