COVID-19 Vaccine News

Updated as of 3/4/21



CDC - V-Safe After Vaccination Health Checker Encourage patients go sign up for the V-Safe After Vaccination Health Checker through the CDC. It is a website to be used on a smart phone (it is not an app, but rather web-based) where those who have received at least once shot to provide health updates and the CDC to collect data on side effects from the shot.

AP - Countries urge drug companies to share vaccine know-how

AP - Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

New York Times - Supplies of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Will Be Limited at First, Officials Warn


Vaccines now available for:

  • Healthcare workers
  • Long-term care facility staff and residents
  • First responders
  • Ages 65 and older (50 years and older - effective 3/8)
  • K-12 teachers and school staff
  • Ages 16 and older with certain underlying medical conditions (list of medical conditions)

Learn more about eligibility and requirements

Veterans age 65 and older now have a second option for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine: The Salt Lake City VA Medical Center is now administering the vaccine to veterans who are 65 or older and/or considered high risk due to a medical condition. To learn more, click here:

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