Vaccine News


Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, a worker restocks products at a grocery store in Dallas, Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
‘Getting Sick Every Day’: Arizona Grocery Store Workers Want to Know When They Will Be Vaccinated

Food service workers were deemed essential during the early stages of the pandemic, but most are still not prioritized for vaccination.

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Arizona Successfully Opened Its 24/7 Vaccination Site at State Farm Stadium—and There Are More to Come

President Joe Biden praised Arizona’s vaccine rollout during a virtual tour of the stadium, where thousands of residents are vaccinated daily.

Healthcare workers in protective equipment administer vaccines to patients in a conference room with folding tables. It is after sunset.
The US Needed More 24/7 Vaccine Centers Yesterday

Vaccine distribution centers that are open 24 hours a day have proven to inoculate many more people than centers that are only open during traditional business hours. So far, New York and Phoenix are the only major US cities to adopt them.

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Should Companies Pay Workers to Get Vaccinated? Here’s What Two Doctors Have to Say.

The trend to pay workers to get vaccinated comes as public health officials address vaccine hesitancy, a hurdle in the nation’s quest to end the pandemic.

Dana Hanson, assistant operations manager at Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire, holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine in preparation for giving out shots to fellow healthcare workers in the first group of recipients. (Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic.)
Supply Still Tight, but Seniors 65+ Will Be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Next Week

DHS asks for patience as Wisconsin’s weekly vaccine supply is still one-third of what the state should be getting.

Penny Cracas, right, with the Chester County, Pa., Health Department, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Robert Dando, a school district nurse, at the Chester County Government Services Center, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in West Chester. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Has the 5th Highest Number of Vaccine Doses, But Ranks 24th in Distribution. Why?

Pennsylvania health officials say there are several obstacles to distributing the coronavirus vaccines across the state. We take a look at what they are.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants classrooms reopened by March 1, but  COVID vaccinations could make all the difference for school staff and students. (Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
Michigan’s March Deadline to Resume Classroom Instruction Sets Off Race for Vaccination

Parents are eager to get kids back in the classroom, and vaccinations could make the transition safer for everyone.