Oregon reanudará el uso de las vacunas Johnson & Johnson

El 24 de abril, el Oregon Health Authority anunció que los proveedores de atención médica y las farmacias de Oregon podrían comenzar a administrar la vacuna contra el COVID-19 de la compañía Johnson & Johnson en todo el estado. Este anuncio se salió un día después de que la Administración de Drogas y Alimentos de […]

FDA lifts pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine; Oregon use pending Western States’ review

Today, a federal vaccine safety review panel recommended lifting the pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 and older. Based on the panel’s recommendation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted the pause and added a warning about the rare side effects of blood clots in women under the age […]

La FDA levanta la pausa de la vacuna Johnson & Johnson; Su uso en Oregon esta pendiente dependiendo de la revisión que harán los Estados Occidentales

Hoy, un panel federal de revisión de la seguridad de las vacunas recomendó levantar la pausa de la vacuna contra el COVID-19 de la compañía Johnson & Johnson. Debido a la recomendación del panel, la Administración de Drogas y Alimentos de los EE. UU. (FDA) levantó la pausa pero agregó una advertencia sobre los efectos secundarios poco frecuentes que han ocurrido en forma de coágulos de sangre en mujeres […]

OHA, CDC investigating potential adverse event following Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a report of an Oregon death that was submitted to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) on April 18. VAERS is a national vaccine safety monitoring system overseen by the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It serves as a place for doctors, nurses, […]

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center brings equity and fair access to the COVID-19 vaccine

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the members of Washington and Yamhill counties through access to high quality, culturally appropriate health care. For more than 46 years Virginia Garcia has offered care to those most vulnerable in their communities.  When COVID-19 began to affect people in Oregon, […]

EL Oregon Health Authority y los CDC investigan un posible evento adverso después de la vacunación contra el COVID-19 de la compañía Johnson & Johnson

Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) están investigando el informe de una muerte en Oregon que se presentó al Sistema de Notificación de Eventos Adversos a las Vacunas (VAERS) el 18 de abril. VAERS es un sistema nacional de monitoreo de la seguridad de las vacunas supervisado por los CDC […]

Viral vectors teach your body how to fight off COVID-19

Have you been wondering how viral vector vaccines work? The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is sometimes called a viral vector vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a great infographic that explains how these vaccines work.  You can click on the image below to open the image in your browser.  This article first appeared in the […]

COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough cases in Oregon

On April 8, OHA announced that it had identified 168 COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough cases in Oregon through April 2, including three deaths. Vaccine breakthrough cases are defined as instances in which an individual received a positive COVID-19 test result at least 14 days after the final dose of their respective COVID-19 vaccine. OHA public health […]

Problems with supply of Johnson & Johnson will not affect Oregon’s timelines

You may have heard about the loss of up to 15 million Johnson & Johnson doses because of a manufacturing mistake. Oregon will not delay its vaccine eligibility timelines because of the disruption in Johnson & Johnson doses: On April 5, all frontline workers and their household family members, younger people with underlying health conditions and people who […]

Vaccine Voices: Mary Richardson

Mary Richardson, a retiree from Portland, is a cancer survivor who lives in a multigenerational household and recently received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. She shares her vaccination story: I am a four-time cancer survivor. I had surgery in October and started chemotherapy in January. Knowing I am immunocompromised during a pandemic is beyond scary. […]