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CLEAR app lets Veterans carry their vaccine and health records anywhere

Like millions of Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, you might find yourself digging for your vaccine card to enter restaurants, shops, concerts and other venues. To help make life easier for Veterans and family members, VA accepted onto its list of available third-party mobile apps the CLEAR Health Pass app—which stores and displays mobile vaccine cards.

By |April 19th, 2022|Coronavirus, Health, Technology, Top Stories|10 Comments

Researchers carry out the first head-to-head comparison of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

However, the Moderna vaccine was found to offer an increased level of protection, including a 21% lower risk of documented infection and 41% lower risk of hospitalization, according to the research team, whose findings were published on December 1, 2021, in the New England Journal of Medicine.

By |December 6th, 2021|Coronavirus, Research, Top Stories|Comments Off on Researchers carry out the first head-to-head comparison of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

You Asked, We Answered: What should I know about COVID-19 and vaccines if I’m pregnant?

Can I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I’m pregnant or have recently been pregnant? Find answers to this and other COVID-related questions.

By |October 5th, 2021|Coronavirus, Health, Women Veterans|5 Comments

You Asked, We Answered: What should I know about additional COVID-19 vaccine doses?

What should I know about additional COVID-19 vaccine doses? You asked, we answered this and other COVID-related questions.

By |September 13th, 2021|Coronavirus, Health, Top Stories|21 Comments

VA nurse executive volunteers over 300 hours to administer vaccines

Nurse executive La Tara Miller volunteered more than 300 hours providing COVID-19 relief in her community. “I felt like I had to do something. Nurse practitioner or nurse executive, I’m always a nurse.”

By |June 19th, 2021|Coronavirus, Health|1 Comment

VA Puget Sound brings COVID-19 vaccines to Veterans experiencing homelessness or housing instability

In late 2020, Seattle’s VA Puget Sound Health Care System contacted community partners, such as homeless shelters, transitional housing programs and permanent housing programs to help get the COVID-19 vaccine directly to Veterans in need, such as those experiencing homelessness or those experiencing housing instability.

By |June 16th, 2021|Coronavirus, Veterans Homelessness|Comments Off on VA Puget Sound brings COVID-19 vaccines to Veterans experiencing homelessness or housing instability
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