COVID-19 Vaccine Information for UI Health Care Employees
Modified on 2/10/2021 at 09:04am

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


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UI Health Care vaccine updates

  • Mike Brownlee: On leading UI Health Care and the state in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

    Flexing arms, big smiles, and happy tears are what you’ll likely see from those who have received a COVID-19 vaccination in one of UI Health Care’s vaccine clinics (more…)more
  • Vaccine update: Pausing Johnson & Johnson’s (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine

    UI Health Care is following guidance from the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and pausing administration of Johnson & Johnson’s (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution  This pause is a result of six women from the United States who experienced blood clots after receiving this vaccine While these reports are rare, with…more
  • Video replay: Employee forum, April 8, 2021

    Mike Brownlee, PharmD, chief pharmacy officer, and Suresh Gunasekaran, MBA, chief executive officer, provided details on COVID-19 vaccination progress, what a safe return to "normal" looks like, plans to welcome all employees back to the workplace this summer, and answered questions from employees during a forum on Thursday, April 8 View the forum in full…more
  • Vaxx Facts: The COVID-19 vaccine and breastfeeding/lactation

    In the newest "Vaxx Facts" video, obstetrician Miriam Murray, MD, shares that it is safe to receive a COVID-19 vaccine while breastfeeding or lactating  Additional information: Vaxx Facts: Why two doses are needed for mRNA vaccines Vaxx Facts: How does an mRNA vaccine workmore
  • Shareable resource: How do mRNA and viral vector vaccines work?

    Still wondering how the approved COVID-19 vaccines work Check out the graphics below With information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we break down how mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) and viral vector vaccines (Johnson & Johnson) protect you against COVID-19 For more information, visit the COVID-19 Vaccine hub on The Loopmore