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  1. NBC News 7/26/2021 Veterans Affairs becomes first federal agency to require some staff be vaccinated against Covid VA Press Release VA mandates COVID-19 vaccines among its medical employees including VHA facilities staff
  2. Hi guys, So I see LPNs (and RNs) are needed right now to test people and vaccinate people against COVID. I just finished the second dose of my vaccine (Pfizer) and I'm interested. Does anyone know the pros and cons? While being on leave fro...
  3. So many ideas and theories are swirling, especially on social media, regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. If you trust the Mayo Clinic, please read and form your own conclusions. COVID-19 vaccine myths debunked
  4. Joe V

    Nurses and Germ Warfare

    Nurses expose themselves to a host of germs every ... single ... day. To avoid catching something from patients, some Nurses have even developed obsessive-compulsive habits like, GASP ... HANDWASHING! LOL! Seriously, what type of infection control do...
  5. I have a question about COVID Vaccine

    Hi, Allnurses I have already got vaccinated and was wondering whether I am still contagious. I know COVID vaccine protects you from coronavirus and I also know that you can still get COVID even though you are vaccinated, but the degree of s...
  6. Brenda F. Johnson

    Vaccine History: An Era Gone By

    Just opening old medical books is fascinating. The faded yellow pages and poor quality pictures allow us to see how nurses studied in the early 1900s. Again, flipping through the pages, A.S. Blumgarten, M.D., F.A.C.P. book A Textbook of Medicine ther...
  7. jive turkey

    COVID vaccine passport

    VACCINATION CARD Hello. -Hi, table for two, please. -Sure, and your name. - Cailyn -Great. And do you and your guest have your vaccination cards? -Hmmm well first..Can you tell us who our server will be? -Um, looks like Brad will be you...
  8. Christy Henry RN has learned a hard lesson: one can catch COVID-19 ANYWHERE. Leaving my camp position tonight, went to 3 pharmacies for med + DME supplies so masked up, despite being fully vaccinated. CNN 7/23/2021 Unvaccinated Missouri...
  9. Mobile Covid

    Hi, does anyone know if it is possible to set up a mobile COVID vaccination unit? Or a mobile vaccination unit that also administers COVID injections and if so, what's needed to start or direct where to start. Thank you.
  10. Natural Immunity

    Natural infection vs vaccination: Which gives more protection? Nearly 40% of new COVID patients were vaccinated - compared to just 1% who had been infected previously. Coronavirus patients who recovered from the virus were far less likely t...
  11. BrisketRN

    Staff Vaccines

    My state started phase 1B yesterday which includes childcare workers & K-12 staff. Three of our nearby schools have either had their first vaccine clinic or set them up for this week. I've been in contact with the dept of health, a local provid...
  12. COVID Update 2020 vs 2021

    Hi, I just wanted to check in with everyone. How has working for covid been this year compared to last year? Do you feel more comfortable now that vaccines are out? How does working through this surge compare to the surge we had earlier this ye...
  13. Covid-19 Religious Exemption

    Hello to those who have successfully obtained a religious exemption from the Covid 19 vaccine. Could you please share how you formatted your exemption letter and what you included?
  14. Which Covid Vaccine is better?

    Hello Fellow Nurses, Which Covid vaccine supply is better to you Moderna, Pfizer, or Johnson& Johnson? Does anyone know where to review research? I have elderly parents and elderly in laws. I have read about side effects and anaphylaxis...
  15. This Week in Virology (podcast link)

    Science experts on the subject, for when you get tired of the armchair experts.
  16. Hi, I'm wondering if civilian nurses (not vet's) working at the VA (Veterans Affairs) required to get the Covid vaccine shot? what about State employees?
  17. During Saturdays "The ABC's of Covid: CNN-Sesame Street town hall , a child asked "What if he can't go to anyone's house, or near his reindeer?"
  18. TravelNurseLady

    COVID Immunized Guilt

    Immunization guilt, anyone? The media is hosting a national tribute for the 400,000 Americans who lost their lives to COVID. They just said 200,000 children were diagnosed with COVID this week. Also this week, I will personally reach my 95% COVI...
  19. Work Opportunities For Unvaccinated Nurses

    I think that the market may create good paying work for unvaccinated nurses. There are areas in this country with low vaccination rates resulting in high Covid hospitalization rates. Couple that with increasing frustration and compassion fatig...
  20. Covid Vaccine

    I’m giving Covid vaccines in our community. I’m looking for tips on deltoid IM injections from other nurses. Many needle phobic people I want to give the least painful shot as possible. Also many frail people with small arms.
  21. NRSKarenRN

    COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives

    Multiple vaccine incentives are now being offered to those getting vaccinated this month to meet the CDC/President Biden's goal of 70% adult vaccination by July 4th, 2021. Those vaccinated at CVS pharmacy or by CVS pharmacist @ covid clinic/ SNF...
  22. Yes, Employer Can Require Covid Vaccine

    Apparently per the EEOC's guidelines employers (not just healthcare related) can mandate vaccination of workers. The exception is a "sincerely held religious belief" or a covered disability. Just found out this morning that a chain of for profit LTC/...
  23. Yes, I'm Vaxxed But...

    I remember being taught in nursing school the rights of medication administration - Right patient Right medication Right dose Right route Right time Right documentation Right situation Right place ...
  24. Will you take the Pfizer Covid Vaccine?

    We just finished a nurse group Zoom Mtg. We were asked how we felt about taking the covid vaccine per the school Supt. Wow, didn't expect that on a Monday. The school nurse? Wow, it's like your life flashes before your eyes for the present and for th...
  25. I am an RN who works for an agency that runs group homes. I am the only nurse and my position is administration and primarily training. In the 15 years I have been there I have never done direct patient care. They want me to go to individual homes an...