Vaccinations are One of the Tools to Help Eliminate Viral Hepatitis in the U.S.

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, when we focus on raising awareness of viral hepatitis while encouraging testing and vaccination. Knowing your status

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What Are the Risk and Protective Factors for Violent Child Death?

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What Latino Parents Should Know: COVID-19 Vaccinations Authorized for Children Under 5

Big news for Latino parents – the Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized for children between ages 6 months and 5 years. The CDC now recommends everyone 6 months or older to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Those 5 years of age and older are also recommended to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster, …
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HHS Finalizes End of COVID-19 Vaccination Rule for Hospitals

From Becker’s The federal government is formally withdrawing the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of CMS-certified healthcare facilities that was enacted in November 2021 and moving to treat the virus, from an oversight standpoint, more like the flu. The Biden administration announced on May 1 that HHS would begin the process to end the COVID-19 […]
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