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Nearly 80 percent of teachers, school staff, and childcare workers receive at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Nearly 80 percent of Pre-K-12 teachers, school staff, and childcare workers received at least their first shot of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March, according to the CDC’s latest estimates and survey data.

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CDC and NIH bring COVID-19 self-testing to residents in two locales

CDC and NIH bring COVID-19 self-testing to residents in two locales – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has launched an innovative community health initiative called “Say Yes! COVID Test” starting in Pitt County, North Carolina, and coming soon to Chattanooga/Hamilton County, Tennessee. #SayYesCOVIDTest #COVIDTest #COVID19

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CDC Real-World Study Confirms Protective Benefits of the COVID-19 Vaccines

CDC Real-World Study Confirms Protective Benefits of the COVID-19 Vaccines – A new CDC study provides strong evidence that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections in real-world conditions among health care personnel, first responders, and other essential workers. #COVID19Vaccine

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One Million People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Tennessee

One Million People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Tennessee – Tennessee has reached a vaccination landmark of one million Tennesseans being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Approximately 22 percent have received at least one dose.

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CDC Issues Updated Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

CDC Issues Updated Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science.

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Some baseball fans can return

Some baseball fans can return – As of early March 2021, a handful of the 30 MLB teams had yet to release their attendance plans. However, the number of fans who will be allowed to attend games is predicted to range from 10 percent to 30 percent capacity in various stadiums. #Baseball #Baseball2021

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Modified graduations again likely for many schools

Modified graduations again likely for many schools – Though the world is slowly emerging from the pandemic as more people are vaccinated, virtual and modified graduations figure to be the norm for 2021. #Graduation #Classof2021 Modified graduations again likely for many schools Students continue to face many challenges related to the global pandemic. No one… Continue reading Modified graduations again likely for many schools

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How to prepare for your Covid-19 Vaccine

How to prepare for your Covid-19 Vaccine – After booking a vaccination appointment, people can take various steps to ensure their vaccinations go as smoothly as possible. #COVID19Vaccine How to prepare for your Covid-19 Vaccine Millions of people are receiving COVID-19 vaccinations every day. Projections from the United States government estimate that much of the… Continue reading How to prepare for your Covid-19 Vaccine