COVID-19 Update: Clinical Guidance and Patient Education for Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccination provides protection against serious illness and outcomes associated with COVID-19, including emergency department or urgent care visits, hospitalizations, and death. Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines, containing original and Omicron BA.4/5 spike protein components, help restore protection that has waned since previous vaccination. During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss updates on bivalent vaccines including the most recent vaccine effectiveness data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s clinical guidance for bivalent vaccines, and strategies for communicating with patients about COVID-19 vaccination.

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