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Armpit pain is a common side effect from mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

Armpits contain lymph nodes, and swollen lymph nodes are a sign that an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine is working. The pain may be bothersome, but it usually goes away on its own and doesn’t usually require medical attention. The pain was noticed during ... MORE
What are the COVID-19 vaccine side effects for children?

What are the COVID-19 vaccine side effects for children?

The CDC has granted their approval for the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5-11, so parents are beginning to prepare. The FDA has shared the list of the most common side effects for kids when receiving the vaccine ... MORE
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Another pill to treat COVID-19 has been created by Pfizer; may receive federal approval

Pfizer has created another pill similar to Merck’s that shows it’s 89% effective when diminishing deaths and hospitalizations due to COVID-19. The pill is an antiviral drug called paxlovid, and the clinical trials are being stopped because its proven to be overwhelmingly ... MORE
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CVS and Walgreens are allowing parents to make their kids appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine

The day after the CDC okayed the use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines in children ages 5-11, CVS and Walgreens opened up appointments for parents to make. Beginning Sunday, CVS will start vaccinating kids ages 5-11, and Walgreens will begin on Saturday. Appointments ... MORE
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When it comes to COVID-19, only 27% of parents plan to vaccinate their children ages 5-11

A new poll released shows that 27% of United States parents will vaccinate their children who are ages 5-11 right away against COVID-19 when the vaccine is made available. The poll was taken by 1,519 adults and random by the Kaiser Family ... MORE
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Eligibility for COVID-19 boosters begins with what brand of vaccine you had, followed by how long ago

Officials are working to help clear up confusion with the public regarding the COVID-19 booster shot. Many people feel confused on whether they can or can’t get the booster because there are so many requirements and factors. The CDC also recently announced ... MORE
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All COVID-19 booster shots are available at Wegmans

Wegmans Pharmacies are now offering booster shots for Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer. The boosters are available by appointment only and the person may choose which type of vaccine they want as their booster shot. Anyone who had the Johnson & ... MORE
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Everything you need to know about getting the COVID-19 booster shot

More and more Americans are becoming eligible for the booster shot, and sometimes it can get confusing on who can and can’t have it or what the requirements might be. Boosters are important for those that are fully vaccinated to help maintain ... MORE
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CDC releases guidance documents in preparation for COVID-19 vaccine rollout for kids ages 5-11

The CDC has sent out a document to states with guidance on how to set up vaccine programs for children ages 5-11. Officials plan to meet within the next three weeks to discuss the lower dose versions of the vaccine to help ... MORE
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Johnson & Johnson booster to be FDA reviewed soon, but recent data complicates it

With the meeting coming up for the FDA to recommend the use of booster vaccines for Johnson & Johnson and Moderna, the new data released causes more confliction. The FDA has cited that there is not enough evidence to fully recommend the ... MORE
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Another brand of the COVID-19 booster may be what works the best for Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

A study released Wednesday shows that anyone with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may do better with a booster shot from Moderna or Pfizer compared to a second Johnson and Johnson dose. Research shows as long as the booster is one of ... MORE
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Pfizer has a booster vaccine, but when will Moderna and Johnson & Johnson?

The Pfizer booster shot has been approved for COVID-19 for certain people, but following the CDC and FDA’s discussions, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna have not been brought up. The CDC states there is not enough data for the safety and effectiveness ... MORE
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Pfzier seeks emergency use authorization for COVID vaccine in young kids, but is it really safe?

Pfizer is seeking emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to make its COVID-19 vaccine available for children ages 5 to 11. Last week talks of preliminary data showing strong results among children 5 to 11 was publicized by Pfizer ... MORE
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Pfizer booster clinic to be held in Ontario County Wednesday

A COVID booster shot clinic is being held in Ontario County this Wednesday. The Ontario County Highway Office in Canandaigua will offer third Pfizer doses from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Only those who have had Pfizer and it’s been at least ... MORE
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Wegmans Pharmacy is now offering the COVID-19 booster vaccine to qualifying people

Anyone that qualifies for the booster vaccine may now schedule an appointment for the shot at their local Wegmans. The appointments need to be made online. Shots are free. Wegmans Pharmacy asks that people scheduled for the booster bring their vaccine card ... MORE