COVID-19 Response

CT Nurses joins the joint statement in support of covid-19 mandates for all workers in health and long term care

https://www.acponline.org/acp_policy/statements/joint_statement_covid_vaccine_mandate_2021.pdf



ANA Supports Mandated COVID-19 Vaccinations for Nurses and All Health Care Professionals

"The American Nurses Association (ANA) supports health care employers mandating nurses and all health care personnel to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in alignment with current recommendations for immunization by public health officials. We call on all nurses to uphold their professional and ethical obligations to model the same prevention measures as their patients. ANA’s decision to support COVID-19 vaccine mandates for nurses aligns with its longstanding position on immunizations, which emphasizes that effective protection of the public health mandates that all individuals receive immunizations against vaccine-preventable diseases."

*Please note these statement support medical exemptions


Vaccine Facts for Nurses
https://covidvaccinefacts4nurses.org/ 

Vaccination Product Info

For more information about dilutent, dose, site, timing, etc.

Learn About the New mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines [2 pages]
This factsheet briefs healthcare workers and employees of healthcare systems and clinics on mRNA vaccines—how they work, how safe they are, and their benefits.

Quick Answers for Healthcare Professionals to Common Questions People May Ask about COVID-19 Vaccines [2 pages]
This document is a quick reference to have answers on hand to common patient questions.

COVID 19 Vaccine FAQs

    VIDEO - What is an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)?

    Emergency Use Authorization for Vaccines Explained

    Infographic: The Path for a COVID-19 Vaccine from Research to Emergency Use Authorization


    COVID -19 Vaccine Webinars

    Every nurse can play an important role in educating our families, friends, neighbors and community programs. Stay informed!


    Sharing COVID-19 Vaccine Information with Communities

    • AdCouncilVaccineToolkit.org : 6 available toolkits for public health/community organizations/employers that include audience insights, messaging recommendations, and sharable content for general community education, and Black, Hispanic/Latino, and faith (Black and Hispanic/Latino) communities; 
    • Young adult and parent strategic briefs have been recently added. Additionally, you can find recordings of past events with helpful information in the following toolkits:


    Volunteer with your local Medical Reserve Corp

      Volunteer Vaccination Position: Sign Up Medical Reserve Corps

          2. Stay Informed about the Vaccine & Dissemination

          3. Stay Informed about COVID 19

          4. Role Model a Calm and thoughtful reaction