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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

COVID-19 · Tennessee

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.

COVID-19 · Face Mask

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

COVID-19 · Social Distancing

CDC Updates Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools to Reflect New Evidence on Physical Distance in Classrooms

CDC Updates Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools to Reflect New Evidence on Physical Distance in Classrooms – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is updating K–12 school guidance to reflect the latest science on physical distance between students in classrooms. CDC now recommends that, with universal masking, students should maintain a distance of at least 3 feet in classroom settings. CDC has updated its operational strategy to say:

COVID-19 · Tennessee

Tennessee National Guard continues COVID-19 testing and vaccinations

Tennessee National Guard continues COVID-19 testing and vaccinations – Since late December, the Tennessee National Guard has been transitioning from primarily supporting COVID-19 testing to supporting vaccine administration throughout Tennessee.

COVID-19 · Health & Fitness

CDC Issues First Set of Guidelines on How Fully Vaccinated People Can Visit Safely with Others

CDC Issues First Set of Guidelines on How Fully Vaccinated People Can Visit Safely with Others – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its first set of recommendations on activities that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume.