Visiting Older Adults in Residential Communities

Visiting Older Adults in Residential Communities

Residential communities for older adults may combine nursing, assisted living, and independent living lifestyles. Each community may face different risks and decide to put in place less restrictive or more restrictive protocols. To help protect friends and family...
Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are messenger RNA vaccines, also called mRNA vaccines. Learn more about Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, including who can get them, doses, and ingredients. How mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines...
COVID-19 Vaccines are Free to the Public

COVID-19 Vaccines are Free to the Public

What You Need to Know COVID-19 vaccines are available for everyone ages 5 years and older at no cost.Vaccines were paid for with taxpayer dollars and will be given free of charge to all people living in the United States, regardless of insurance or immigration...
Telehealth and Telemedicine during COVID-19

Telehealth and Telemedicine during COVID-19

Key Points In 2020, countries reported on average, about half of essential health services were disrupted -WHO “pulse survey“external iconPursue telehealth as an alternative to face-to-face healthcare services, commonly used pre-pandemic, to:Reduce unnecessary...
COVID-19 Vaccine Access in Long-Term Care Settings

COVID-19 Vaccine Access in Long-Term Care Settings

The federal government is committed to ensuring that residents and staff in long-term care (LTC) settings, such as nursing homes, assisted living, residential care communities, group homes and senior housing, have access to COVID-19 vaccines to receive primary series...
Long COVID or Post-COVID Conditions

Long COVID or Post-COVID Conditions

Some people who have been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 can experience long-term effects from their infection, known as post-COVID conditions (PCC) or long COVID. People call post-COVID conditions by many names, including: long COVID, long-haul COVID,...