Stories tagged: "coronavirus vaccine"

Companies are offering special deals for vaccinated customers.
What Can Your Vaccine Card Unlock? Companies Offer Incentives.

Your COVID-19 vaccine card can now be used to access a wide variety of free programs and deals designed to encourage consumers to get the shot.

Medical assistant Shalice Wheeler, left, administers Covid-19 vaccine to physician assistant Matt Ferraro. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group via Getty Images)
More Pharmacies Join Vaccine Distribution Program in Virginia

RICHMOND - Six pharmacy chains will join Virginia’s vaccine distribution next week.

President Joe Biden listens as Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), right, speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the NIH, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. NIH Director Francis Collins is at center. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only 6% of Black Americans Have Been Vaccinated. Here’s How Biden Is Trying to Change That.

Medical experts say it will take a concerted effort to meet the challenges of rebuilding trust and ensuring vaccine access for communities of color.

The vaccine became available to school teachers earlier this week.
Falls Church Teachers, Staff Deliver Clear Response to Vaccination Poll

FALLS CHURCH-How many people want to take the COVID-19 vaccine?

Virginia colleges to require vaccinations to return to campus
Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine Is Effective Against Key Mutation, New Study Finds

The encouraging news comes the same day the US recorded 4,085 deaths from COVID-19, setting a grim, new single-day record.

Virginia Hospitals Adjust, Adapt to New Vaccine Plans

RICHMOND - It's time to adjust and adapt.

Medical assistant Shalice Wheeler, left, administers Covid-19 vaccine to physician assistant Matt Ferraro at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado on Thursday. December 17, 2020. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
All Vaccines Have Side Effects. The COVID Vaccine Is No Different. What You Need to Know.

Plus what makes an mRNA vaccine different and how there are more doses of the Pfizer vaccine than expected.