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Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines Authorized As Booster For Younger Kids
Oct12

Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines Authorized As Booster For Younger Kids

US FDA News Release, Oct. 12, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent to authorize their use as a single booster dose in younger age groups. The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent is authorized for administration at least two months following completion of primary or booster vaccination...

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CHRISTUS Business News: NetHealth Offering Bivalent COVID Vaccines At Final Week Of Clinics
Sep20

CHRISTUS Business News: NetHealth Offering Bivalent COVID Vaccines At Final Week Of Clinics

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Business News for the week of Sept. 19, 2022 New Orthopedic Surgeon, Providers at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Primary Care in Sulphur Springs Now Accepting New Patients By Jennifer Heitman, Senior Market Development, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, [email protected] Sulphur Springs, Texas, September 19, 2022 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital...

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Updated COVID-19 Booster Vaccines Expected To Be Available In Texas This Week  
Sep05

Updated COVID-19 Booster Vaccines Expected To Be Available In Texas This Week  

DSHS News Release With updated COVID-19 booster vaccines now authorized and recommended for use, doses are expected to begin shipping over the next few days and arriving at health care providers across Texas this week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has allocated a total of about 900,000 doses of the updated boosters to Texas, including 502,500 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 192,800 doses of the Moderna vaccine...

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Slaton & Colleagues Ask Governor To Halt COVID Vaccines For Children Under 4 Years Of Age
Jul08

Slaton & Colleagues Ask Governor To Halt COVID Vaccines For Children Under 4 Years Of Age

Unanswered Questions About Vaccine’s Effect On Young Children Among Concerns Cited In Letter to Abbott Representatives Bryan Slaton (House District 2), Jeff Cason (HD 92) and Kyle Biedermann (HD 73), as well as House District 93 candidate Nate Schatzline, emailed a letter Friday, July 7, 2022, to  Governor Greg Abbott requesting he direct the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to halt distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to...

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Unemployment In Hopkins County Declines To Pre-COVID Rate In April
May20

Unemployment In Hopkins County Declines To Pre-COVID Rate In April

Franklin and Hopkins Counties continued to have the lowest unemployment rates in the Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area. In fact, unemployment in Hopkins County declined in April 2022 to the pre-COVID low of 2.8%, down from a seasonally adjusted rate of 3% in March 2022 and a 3.1% rate unadjusted for seasonal employment, according to the data published May 20, 2022 on Texas Labor Market Information website, for Texas Workforce...

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COVID-19 Education and Awareness Panel to be Held May 21st
May17

COVID-19 Education and Awareness Panel to be Held May 21st

A COVID-19 Education and Awareness Panel, presented by The University of Texas at Tyler, Ben and Maytee Fisch with the College of Pharmacy, and Care Wellness, will be held May 21st, 10am to 1pm, at MLK Drive Church of Christ. Come join the discussion with healthcare professions about the fears and doubts of COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccines will be provided. COVID 19 Education and Awareness Panel

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FDA Authorizes EAU Of Pfizer COVID-19 Single-Dose Booster For Kids 5-11 Years Old
May17

FDA Authorizes EAU Of Pfizer COVID-19 Single-Dose Booster For Kids 5-11 Years Old

US FDA news release – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for administration to individuals 5 through 11 years of age at least five months after completion of a primary series with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.  “While it has largely been the case that...

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FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test Available Without Prescription That Also Detects Flu, RSV
May16

FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test Available Without Prescription That Also Detects Flu, RSV

The EUA Authorizes At-Home Sample Collection With Testing Performed In A Laboratory FDA NEWS RELEASE – Monday, May 16, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the Labcorp Seasonal Respiratory Virus RT-PCR DTC Test for use without a prescription by individuals with symptoms of respiratory viral infection consistent with COVID-19. This product is the first direct-to-consumer (non-prescription) multi-analyte...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Approves First COVID-19 Treatment For Young Children
Apr25

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Approves First COVID-19 Treatment For Young Children

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approval to Gilead Sciences Inc. of the COVID-19 treatment Veklury (remdesivir) to include pediatric patients 28 days of age and older weighing at least 3 kilograms (about 7 pounds) with positive results of direct SARS-CoV-2 viral testing, who are: Hospitalized, orNot hospitalized and have mild-to-moderate COVID-19 and are at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19,...

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Alcohol Isn’t The Only Thing A Breath Test Can Detect; It Can Now Detect COVID-19 Too
Apr14

Alcohol Isn’t The Only Thing A Breath Test Can Detect; It Can Now Detect COVID-19 Too

Alcohol isn’t the only thing a breath test can detect; COVID-19 can now be detected in less than 3 minutes using a breath sample. Not having to stick a long cotton swab up the nose, have a blood sample drawn or cheek swab to check for the virus sounds great, just don’t expect to see the new diagnostic devices readily available to the average consumer anytime soon – or even some locations that previously conducted...

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