COVID-19 booster Archives
COVID-19 vaccination site at One Hundred Oaks to close April 7
Mar. 23, 2023—The COVID-19 vaccination site at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks will close on April 7. Since the COVID-19 vaccine became available in late 2020, VUMC has administered 257,000 doses of the vaccine. “We are grateful to all our staff who have made this program a success,” said Patty Wright, MD, professor of Medicine and Chief...
VUMC strongly recommends COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccination as new COVID-19 variants appear in our region
Jan. 4, 2023—With the development of new variants of the COVID-19 virus across the U.S. and the world, Vanderbilt University Medical Center recommends getting the bivalent booster vaccination.
COVID-19 bivalent vaccine boosters available for employees of VUMC and VU, as well as patients
Sep. 13, 2022—by Madison Agee The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a bivalent version of the COVID-19 vaccine booster. Bivalent vaccines contain two mRNA components that will help generate an immune response to both the original strain of Sars-CoV-2, the COVID-19 virus, as well as the two omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2 (BA.4 and BA.5) that are...
Additional COVID vaccine helps protect transplant patients
Apr. 13, 2022—Additional booster doses of vaccine against COVID-19 are particularly important for those who are immunosuppressed, namely those who have had solid organ transplants, a new study shows.