COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls for At-Risk Populations to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

February 17, 2021

The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services have scheduled a series of COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls with medical experts, community leaders, and public health professionals to address common concerns and questions among specific populations. As Ohio continues to roll out the COVID-19… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

February 11, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates February 8, 2021 • Ohio launching new Vaccine Management Solution (VMS) – The VMS, rolling out to providers on a staggered schedule this week, will help Ohioans determine COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and offer streamlined scheduling, eliminating the need to make numerous phone calls or visit… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

February 8, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates February 4, 2021   • Where those with disabilities should go to schedule vaccines – The Ohio Department of Health has received questions about scheduling vaccinations for those with developmental or intellectual disabilities and certain qualifying medical conditions. This language has been clarified for the… Read more

Ohio: Continue to Allow Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers

February 8, 2021

The following statement was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association Board of Directors and may be attributable to ONA President Deborah Arms: “The Ohio Nurses Association is deeply concerned with the sudden ceasing of COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare workers that has left registered nurses and other healthcare professionals unprotected against… Read more

ANA’s Guiding Principles for Nurses and the COVID-19 Vaccines

January 27, 2021

**As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, this document may be revised as necessary ** Vaccines are critical to the control and prevention of infectious disease transmission. The following principles are key factors for nurses and other health care professionals to examine in consideration of immunization. Access It is a considerable challenge… Read more

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

OSHA Tells Court It Intends to Prioritize Development of Permanent Standard to Protect Healthcare Workers from Exposure to Infectious Diseases

February 22, 2021

For Immediate Release February 22, 2021 AFT, AFSCME, WSNA, and UNAC/UHCP Sued Trump’s OSHA in October for Neglecting Frontline Healthcare Workers as COVID-19 Raged In New Filing, Biden Admin Agrees to Update Court on OSHA’s Priorities in 60 Days; Parties Request That Case Be Put on Hold   Contacts: Charisma… Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls for At-Risk Populations to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

February 17, 2021

The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services have scheduled a series of COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls with medical experts, community leaders, and public health professionals to address common concerns and questions among specific populations. As Ohio continues to roll out the COVID-19… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

February 11, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates February 8, 2021 • Ohio launching new Vaccine Management Solution (VMS) – The VMS, rolling out to providers on a staggered schedule this week, will help Ohioans determine COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and offer streamlined scheduling, eliminating the need to make numerous phone calls or visit… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

February 8, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates February 4, 2021   • Where those with disabilities should go to schedule vaccines – The Ohio Department of Health has received questions about scheduling vaccinations for those with developmental or intellectual disabilities and certain qualifying medical conditions. This language has been clarified for the… Read more

Ohio: Continue to Allow Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers

February 8, 2021

The following statement was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association Board of Directors and may be attributable to ONA President Deborah Arms: “The Ohio Nurses Association is deeply concerned with the sudden ceasing of COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare workers that has left registered nurses and other healthcare professionals unprotected against… Read more

ANA’s Guiding Principles for Nurses and the COVID-19 Vaccines

January 27, 2021

**As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, this document may be revised as necessary ** Vaccines are critical to the control and prevention of infectious disease transmission. The following principles are key factors for nurses and other health care professionals to examine in consideration of immunization. Access It is a considerable challenge… Read more