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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Sentara Healthcare has received additional shipments of both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine. Sentara is now in the process of vaccinating all healthcare staff who work inside a Sentara medical facility (including physician offices, ambulatory care sites, etc.).

The COVID-19 vaccine is still not yet available to Phase 1b (members of the community who are essential workers, older adults).

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Sentara Healthcare has received additional shipments of both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine. We are now in the process of vaccinating all healthcare staff who work inside a Sentara medical facility (including physician offices, ambulatory care sites, etc.).

The COVID-19 vaccine is still not yet available to Phase 1b (members of the community who are essential workers, older adults). At this time, Sentara is not vaccinating anyone who is not healthcare staff.

COVID-19 Vaccines: Fact vs. Fiction

With two new and effective COVID-19 vaccines already in distribution to priority groups, the community has questions or concerns about the vaccine, its purpose, and potential side effects. Sentara Healthcare is committed to providing scientific, fact-based information to help the community learn more about the COVID-19 vaccines and ensure they have the information they need to make the best decision for their health. Sentara has created the following resources:

COVID-19 Vaccine Mythbusters
Get the Facts – Part 1
Get the Facts – Part 2

Sentara Shares Holiday Cheer and COVID-19 Safety Guidance

Sentara Healthcare shared a holiday parody to the Mariah Carey holiday hit “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” In this holiday-inspired message, the lyrics have been changed to capture everything healthcare professionals want the community to know for a COVID-19-free holiday.

Please continue to follow the safety guidelines and now is the time to be extra vigilant. This video captures the joy of the holiday season.

Help thank all healthcare heroes who continue to fight this pandemic on the front lines by continuing to follow this safety guidance.

 

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