covid-vaccine

COMMENTARY

Could the Golden Rule sway some vaccine skeptics? A new poll points to yes | Thursday Coffee

BY: - July 29, 2021

Hesitancy is down, according to a new poll. But significant barriers still remain.

Philly Mayor Kenney won’t mandate COVID vaccine for city workers – but won’t rule it out

BY: - July 28, 2021

“We will continue to assess the need to implement a vaccination mandate for our city workers and may make this a requirement at a future date," a spokesperson said

CDC says the vaccinated should wear masks indoors in areas with high infection rates

BY: - July 27, 2021

Some 39 states have infection rates that have reached 'substantial' or 'high' levels of transmission, according to the CDC

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States and schools should reinstate mask mandates | Trish Zornio

BY: - July 27, 2021

If we don’t act now, masks could become a long-term fashion accessory.

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Should fully immunized people wear masks indoors? An infectious disease expert explains | Analysis

BY: - July 27, 2021

There is clear and mounting evidence that – though rare – breakthrough COVID-19 infections can occur, even in the fully vaccinated.

In Philly, community orgs continue COVID-19 vaccine push

BY: - July 24, 2021

By Sebastian Fortino PHILADELPHIA — Nearly 900,000 Philadelphians have been vaccinated for COVID-19 according to data gathered by city health officials, but local organizations are continuing to go into neighborhoods and provide grassroots level education and administer vaccines. Philadelphia FIGHT is one such organization who is going into communities where access and education regarding the […]

To protect kids under 12 this summer, ‘get vaccinated’ state Physician General says

BY: - July 21, 2021

“We have the power to stop the spread of this virus and keep ourselves, our children, friends and family safe by getting vaccinated,” an official said.

Extending a hand to LGBTQ community, Pa. seeks to dispel COVID vaccine myths, misinformation

BY: - June 13, 2021

The fourth panel of the series, hosted by the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs on Thursday and dubbed “Vax Facts: Afternoon Tea on LGBTQ Health,” discussed vaccine safety for LGBTQ communities. 

Philly launches COVID vaccine lottery with a chance to win $50K

BY: - June 8, 2021

The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium will be promoting the sweepstakes in the 20 targeted ZIP codes.

COMMENTARY

It’ll take more than free doughnuts to get Americans vaccinated | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - June 6, 2021

What other incentive should you need?  Please . . . get vaccinated.

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What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine side effects and how to deal with them | Opinion

BY: - June 3, 2021

There are still many people who need to get vaccinated, but we are on our way to herd immunity.

‘Get a shot and have a beer’: Biden touts free brew, pro sports tickets and child care to boost vaccines

BY: - June 2, 2021

The administration said it's “pulling out all the stops” on a national month of action focused on getting more people vaccinated.