COVID-19 Vaccine Information for UI Health Care Employees
Modified on 9/7/2023 at 01:44pm

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

  • How employees can get an updated COVID-19 booster

    Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorized an updated COVID-19 booster to target the XBB15 omicron subvariant Starting Tuesday, Sept 19, this updated booster will be available to UI employees and UI Health Care volunteers through the University Employee Health Clinic in partnership with…more
  • Updated COVID-19 boosters authorized by FDA: What comes next?

    On Monday, Sept 11, the Food and Drug Administration authorized an updated COVID-19 booster to target the XBB15 omicron subvariant Here’s what to know about what happens next Before vaccinations can begin, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) must provide their recommendations on administering this vaccine This…more
  • How to address vaccine fatigue with patients

    Vaccination rates for a wide variety of diseases—including COVID-19—decreased nationwide over the past year But why (more…)more
  • 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