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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: June 21, 2021

June 21, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Saturday, June 19, 2021: 68 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 79.478 Community member fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 41,112 Vaccination Efforts Augusta Health is vaccinating everyone age 12 and older who lives, works or goes to school in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized for individuals age 18 and over. Pfizer...Continue Reading

Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Friday and Saturday, June 11/12, 2021: 523 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 78,850 Community member fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 40,661 Vaccination Efforts Augusta Health is vaccinating everyone age 12 and older who lives, works or goes to school in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized for individuals age 18 and...Continue Reading

Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: June 7, 2021

June 7, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Friday and Saturday, June 5/6, 2021: 325 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 77,788 Community member fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 39,791 Vaccination Efforts Augusta Health is vaccinating everyone age 12 and older who lives, works or goes to school in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized for individuals age 18 and...Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: May 26, 2021

May 26, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Tuesday, May 25, 2021: 318 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 75,705 Community member fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 38,382 Another Major Milestone: 75,000 Doses At the Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, May 22, in the Pfizer clinic in the Fitness Center, Augusta Health reached the milestone of giving 75,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to our community. More than 38,000...Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Monday, May 17, 2021: 73 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 73,374 Community member fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 37,185 On May 17, Augusta Health redesigned its on-campus Vaccination Clinic. It’s a smaller, but climate-controlled space that will be air conditioned during the coming warmer weather. Last week, Augusta Health staff also held 12 off campus vaccination...Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Monday, May 10, 2021: 17 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 71,075 Community member fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 35,797 The FDA has expanded the Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents age 12 to 15. That is the first step in the process of implementing vaccine administration to the age group. Next, the Advisory Committee on...Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: May 4, 2021

May 4, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Monday, May 3, 2021: 691 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 68,709 Community member fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 33,893 Large on-campus Vaccination Clinics Appointments are preferred for clinics. Walk-ins are welcome as supply allows. Clinics are now open to any resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Go vaccinate.augustahealth.com to view the links and schedule...Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: April 27, 2021

April 27, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Monday, April 27, 2021: 672 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 65,144 Community member fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 31,297 Large on-campus Vaccination Clinics Appointments are preferred for clinics. Walk-ins are welcome as supply allows. Go vaccinate.augustahealth.com to view the links and schedule an appointment. Information about new clinics, the links and the...Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health: Doses given on Sunday, April 18, 2021: 362 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 60,670 Community members fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 27,213 Large on-campus Vaccination Clinics All clinics still require appointments . Go vaccinate.augustahealth.com to view the links and schedule an appointment. Information about new clinics, the links and the criteria for each link, are posted as...Continue Reading

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COVID-19 Vaccines are safe and effective - Even in 'Real Life" studies

April 16, 2021

As part of the development of the COVID-19 vaccines, research proved that the vaccines approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use were both safe and effective. “The early studies showed that the COVID-19 vaccines were effective in keeping people from getting COVID-19, and also keeping you from getting seriously ill if you did get COVID-19,” says Allison Baroco, MD, Infectious Disease specialist at Augusta Health. “We also knew from these studies that the vaccines are safe. They’ve undergone intensive safety monitoring and continue to be monitored for safety.”...Continue Reading

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