vaccinations

Updated Booster is Here, Just in Time for the Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is next week, and Christmas is around the corner. The holiday season has officially arrived. Now that the updated booster authorized for individuals as young as five, we’re even closer to ensuring the whole family is protected during fall and winter when the spread of respiratory viruses is at its peak.

Intersection of Faith and Wellness – A Continuous Report-Back

Faith-based organizations are important in the fight against the SARS Corona Virus Pandemic. Most strikingly, communities of color, already deep-seated in racism and injustice, continue to struggle the hardest to fight off the brutal attack of this virus and its extensive after-effects.

First AME – L.A. Hosts ‘Rock the Vacx’ Clinic

Free vaccinations are available at the ‘Rock the Vacx’ Clinic hosted by First AME Church of Los Angeles.  Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines are open to children ages 5 and up as well as adults.

Flu Shot Versus COVID Shot: Why Your Child Should Receive Both 

If the child is eligible, both vaccines can and should be given for the health and safety of the child. The flu shot can be given at the same time as the COVID vaccine, or any time before or after.  There is no evidence that timing of when these two vaccines are given affects the efficacy of either one.

Dispel myths about clinical trials and vaccines to protect the Black community

As a clinical research professional, I see that when recruiters for participants in studies encounter hesitancy from the Black community, they presume Tuskegee is the barrier. In my experience personally and professionally, I can say this is an oversimplification. Let’s dig deeper.

“TIME TO FIGHT BACK”

My hope is that once we’re all vaccinated, COVID will no longer take our loved ones.