Two years ago, Tennessee detected the first case of COVID-19. Some people believe the pandemic may never end, but one school is trying to use resources to educate Memphis on what is known about the vaccine.
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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will offer education on the COVID vaccine to residents in rural counties after a donation from the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability. UTHSC College of Nursing received $377,000 from TCAD to assist in traveling within six counties in West Tennessee- Dyer, Lake, Tipton, Lauderdale,… Read More
Dr. Erin Watson, pregnant and working full-time in the emergency room of Methodist Hospital, was an eyewitness to how pregnant women can be affected by COVID. So it is not surprising that Watson, who also practices post-acute care at Regional One Health, has become a fierce advocate for pregnant women to get the vaccine.
The University of Tennessee said it is enforcing a mandate that will require employees who do work connected to federal contracts across the system to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8. UT President Randy Boyd sent a letter to employees outlining the details of the mandate, saying the university is required to comply with… Read More
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Possible protection from COVID-19 could be on the horizon for younger children after a summer that saw pediatric cases increasing in Memphis and nationwide. Pfizer says a medical trial shows its coronavirus vaccine is safe for children as young as 5 years old, which could be a big step toward making the… Read More