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Stay healthy going back to school with a few simple tips

As people return to the school routine, there are a few things to keep in mind to stay well and prevent illness to keep focused on learning.

Pfizer booster shot now available for kids ages 12 to 15

Carle supports CDC recommendation to offer added protection to adolescent age groups against the COVID-19 virus.

COVID-19 vaccine available to children 5-11 at Carle, appointments available

Carle Health supports the recent recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for children ages 5-11 to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and will begin scheduling appointments throughout the region.

Carle to offer Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster vaccines to community

Carle Health will begin offering the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to qualifying individuals beginning Saturday, Oct. 30.

Carle to offer Pfizer booster to recommended community members at scheduled vaccine clinics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a booster dose for individuals who qualify six months after completing the two-dose Pfizer vaccine series. The CDC recommends the booster for those 65 and above and 50 and above with underlying medical conditions.

FDA grants full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

This marks the first COVID-19 vaccine to achieve full approval status in addition to its Emergency Use Authorization.

CDC approves additional COVID-19 vaccine dose for immunocompromised individuals

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approves the recommendation that specific groups of immunocompromised people will benefit from an additional dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Delta variant “major risk” to unvaccinated individuals—here’s what to know

Robert Healy, MD, chief quality officer discusses the Delta variant and shares information you should know about the new strain of COVID-19

Carle surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines, celebrates collaboration

With the help of public health, community partners and team members across Carle Health, Carle is celebrating over 100,000 community vaccines given.

What the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine means for you

The FDA shared all of the vaccines are proven effective against serious illness or death. Carle recommends the vaccine for anyone who is eligible.

More residents to get vaccine in McLean County thanks to partnership

Opportunities for McLean County residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine are increasing through a partnership between Carle BroMenn and McLean County Health Department.

Answering your COVID-19 vaccine questions

As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to be distributed and administered across the country, Carle Health answers frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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