California’s At-Home Rapid Testing for Schools Helped Reduce the Spread of Omicron

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How California Protected Students and What We Learned From the Effort If you’re a parent or have parents in your circle, you know how important keeping kids in school and ensuring their safety has been to millions of Americans. One of Primary.Health’s most important customers is the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and we […]

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines Approved by FDA and CDC

Covid19 pediatric vaccine for children ages 5-11

Approval of the COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine means parents now have the ability to give their children the same protection against severe illness as adults. The FDA and CDC approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 will provide kids the same protection from severe illness that the adult vaccinations provide. In […]

Protecting Kids From COVID-19 and the Delta Variant

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, parents remain acutely concerned about the health risks for their children and vulnerable family members. Students K-12 are back in classrooms, playing team sports, socializing and otherwise out and about. In addition, with the holidays and seasonal cold weather just around the corner, everyone will be in closer quarters which […]

Getting More People Vaccinated Sooner

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Early in the vaccine rollout, clinic administrators faced two strict requirements: “Don’t waste a single dose” and at the same time, “Don’t vaccinate anyone outside the approved hierarchy.” By adapting to immediate onsite needs, Primary.Health helped clinics make the most of the available supply.Waste can be caused by everything from less-efficient syringes, vaccines not kept […]

Black Nurses Rock Op-Ed

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As a black nurse, seeing how COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted my community and impacted all people of color, I doubled down on my commitment to use my professional expertise to help protect my friends, neighbors and loved ones. My background allowed me to fully appreciate the promise offered when highly effective vaccines were approved by […]

Equal Access Does Not Mean Equal Participation

COVID-19 Vaccination Site

13 ways we provide better access for more people In the battle to contain the COVID-19 wildfire, healthcare partners have drawn on powerful resources to protect vulnerable communities at an unprecedented scale. States have set up free testing sites in sports arenas, and tech companies have hired hundreds of traveling clinicians to administer vaccines. But […]