On Friday, September 24th, 2021, the CDC announced their recommendation for a booster shot of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in certain populations as well as a booster dose for those individuals in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.
FDA authorizes the third dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine to those who are immunocompromised.
According to the CDC, as of August 12, the FDA has modified the Emergency Use Authorizations (EAUs) for Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for the administration of an additional third dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 vaccines for teens and preteens are now authorized to help protect against the COVID-19 virus. All authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective and help protect us from severe illness.
Life after vaccination: What do I do now?
So you’re fully vaccinated with one of the safe and effective COVID vaccines, but you still have questions about what to do now. We break it down for you with answers and guidance from the CDC.
Rockingham County Schools and Caswell County Schools will now benefit from quick and efficient touchless temperature screening.
Yanceyville, NC – Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) has identified a more streamlined approach to temperature screening for patients and visitors to our facilities using the Xenon Fever Defense temperature scanning kiosks.
Health equity and people of color, especially the black community, have been placed in the spotlight for many reasons recently, but even more now in regards to the COVID-19 vaccines that are being offered to us here in the United States. The U.S. health care system has historically failed the black community and communities of color. This is a major source of medical mistrust, which can be attributed by many to the Tuskegee syphilis study.
Compassion Health Care, Inc. Launches Mobile Health Unit
Yanceyville, NC – Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) is excited to announce the launch of a new permanent service line: CHC MOBILE HEALTH. Realizing that the COVID pandemic is far from over, CHC is proud to take another step in helping to ensure that our community has access to necessary health care services.
Another Step in Excellent Patient Care
Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) continues to use temperature screening as part of the CDC recommended guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic for patients entering the building. We are taking it a step further by implementing new technology that will allow for non-contact temperature checks.
Enhancing the Patient Experience
A new air purification system has been installed in all Compassion Health Care, Inc. medical centers, taking indoor air quality to the next level to combat airborne viruses.