Federal Moderna, Johnson & Johnson booster dose recommendations under review

Earlier today, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a panel of medical and public health experts convened by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made recommendations about Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster doses.

Oregón se prepara para posible aprobación del uso de dosis de refuerzo para las vacunas de Moderna y Johnson & Johnson

Oregón se prepara para recibir la aprobación del uso de dosis de refuerzo para las vacunas Moderna y Johnson & Johnson, si la Administración de Medicamentos y Alimentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) modifica su acta de Uso de Emergencia, y si los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas en inglés), así como el Grupo de Trabajo de Revisión de Seguridad Científica de los Estados de los estados del Oeste, recomiendan su uso.

Medical and public health experts determine when to recommend a booster

Medical and public health experts determine when to recommend a booster. This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will consider whether to recommend that individuals who were vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines should get booster doses.

How federal decisions on COVID-19 vaccines make their way to Oregon consumers

On Oct. 7, 2021, Pfizer and BioNTech asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. So when can children under age 12 in Oregon be vaccinated? The answer depends on how long it takes for the decision to make its way through the process to authorize vaccinations in Oregon.

Los CDC instan a las personas embarazadas o que estén considerando un embarazo a recibir la vacuna contra el COVID-19

Si está embarazada, ha dado a luz recientemente o podría quedar embarazada en el futuro, los CDC le instan a que se vacune contra el COVID-19 para ayudar a prevenir enfermedades graves, muerte y resultados adversos del embarazo. Esa fue la noticia anoche en un aviso de salud urgente de los CDC.

CDC urges pregnant people or those considering pregnancy to get the COVID-19 vaccine

If you are pregnant, have recently given birth or might become pregnant in the future, the CDC is urging you to get a COVID-19 vaccination to help prevent serious illness, death and adverse pregnancy outcomes. That was the word today in an urgent health advisory from the CDC. 

Helpful tips for getting the COVID-19 vaccine even if you’re afraid of needles

Is a fear of needles preventing you or a loved one from getting a COVID-19 vaccine? You are not alone. Scientists estimate that as many as 25 percent of Americans suffer from trypanophobia, a fear of blood or needles.   Fear of needles prevents millions of people from getting the care they need to live long, healthy lives. As many as 16 percent of people in the U.S. don’t get a yearly flu vaccination because they dread getting a […]

Recommendation of Pfizer vaccine booster dose for some under review

Oregon is ready to make booster shots available to people who are eligible to receive one, if the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup approves a federal recommendation to make booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine available to seniors and people in high-risk categories.