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

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UI Health Care vaccine updates

  • Received a COVID-19 booster outside of UI Health Care? Let us know

    Have you received a COVID-19 booster dose from somewhere outside the University Employee Health Clinic (UEHC) Maybe you received your primary vaccine through the UEHC but found it easier to visit a local pharmacy for your booster If so, we want to hear from you Recording a booster dose that you received outside of the…more
  • COVID-19 vaccines now available for children ages 6 months and older

    Visit The Loop for more information on COVID-19 vaccines COVID-19 vaccines are available for children ages 6 months and older following authorization from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Just like in the adult population, vaccinations are important in preventing children from contracting—and transmitting—the COVID-19 virus…more
  • FDA and CDC authorize COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months

    Our UI Health Care physicians and providers are pleased to learn that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have authorized COVID-19 vaccines for infants, children, and adolescents 6 months of age and older UI Health Care is taking the operational steps necessary to start administering vaccinations to this…more
  • Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 boosters now available for children ages 5-11

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have authorized a booster (third dose) of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 years old UI Health Care is now administering these doses Children can get COVID-19 just like adults While most children with COVID-19 may not…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