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Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update January 22, 2021

PANDEMIC VACCINE NEWS & UPDATES THIS WEEK January 20, 2021 • Submit information for statewide Vaccine Provider Location search – Providers must provide vaccine administration location addresses, public phone numbers, and websites; enrolled providers should follow these instructions to submit or update information. • Phase 1B begins – Vaccinations in… Read more

$100,000 Research Award Available to Study Moral Injury in Nursing from ONF January 21, 2021

Moral injury is a pervasive issue within our profession that has received little to no research attention. That is why the Ohio Nurses Foundation, whose mission is to advance nursing through research, education and scholarships, is making this issue the center of our foundation’s focus. We’re proud to announce a… Read more


PANDEMIC VACCINE NEWS & UPDATES December 29, 2020   Phase 1B announced – On Dec. 23, Governor Mike DeWine announced the next broad category of people eligible to be vaccinated during Phase 1B. The goals of Phase 1B are to save lives and to have K-12 students back in school… Read more

SBAR – COVID-19 Vaccination January 4, 2021

Situation:  With the introduction of vaccinations to prevent transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), nurses and other healthcare professionals have knowledge gaps related to the vaccine’s risks, safety, and efficacy. As the most trusted profession 18 years running, the public is turning to nurses for answers in a time where… Read more