COVID-19 Vaccine Information for UI Health Care Employees
Modified on 5/11/2022 at 02:48pm

Resources and information for UI Health Care employees about the COVID-19 vaccine.


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Vaccine hesitancy resources

Download: Provider guide to discussing COVID-19 vaccines and boosters
Updated on 02/10/2022 at 3:23 pm
Article: How to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy with your patients in five steps
Updated on 02/10/2022 at 3:24 pm
How COVID-19 vaccines work
Updated on 02/10/2022 at 3:26 pm
Additional resources
Updated on 02/10/2022 at 3:27 pm

Review additional COVID-19 resources on uihc.org/covid-vaccine.

UI Health Care vaccine updates

  • How to address vaccine hesitancy with your patients in five steps

    Health care providers are consistently ranked as the most trusted source of vaccination information by patients And with decreasing rates across several types of vaccinations, including the flu and COVID-19 boosters, it's more important than ever to remain prepared to talk with our patients about the importance of vaccinations (more…)more
  • Updated COVID-19 boosters and flu vaccinations now available for employees

    Whether you’re hoping to get the updated (bivalent) COVID-19 booster, the flu vaccination, or both, getting vaccinated through UI Health Care is easy Beginning Sept 23, employees and volunteers who would like to receive their flu vaccination and COVID-19 booster—if eligible—at the same time can do so Is it safe to receive the COVID-19 booster…more
  • How our patients, faculty, and staff can receive an updated COVID-19 booster

    The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently authorized updated (bivalent) COVID-19 boosters for both Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech (more…)more
  • An omicron-specific COVID-19 booster? What you need to know

    You may have seen in the news that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently authorized a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster What does this mean and when can employees get vaccinated Chief Pharmacy Officer Mike Brownlee, PharmD, MS, fills us in What does it mean that…more
  • A patient converses with UI Health Care physician Katie Imborek, MD, about getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

    Video: Provider guide for addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy with patients

    According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, eight in 10 individuals said they would turn to their health care providers when deciding whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccination But in an environment with rampant misinformation, politicized opinions about vaccinations, and general mistrust, talking with patients about the COVID-19 vaccine is often a challenge (more…)more