Update on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine with vaccine vile

CDC Update on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

The CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution after six reported U.S. cases (out of more than 6.8 million doses) of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.

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Prevent COVID-19 During Travel. If you Travel, take these steps: Keep Distance & Wear a Mask, Wash Hands with Soap & Water, Or Use Hand Sanitizer

Updated COVID-19 Travel Guidelines

On Friday, April 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination, CDC recommends that fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves.

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April 5: All New Mexicans age 16+ eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Register today at vaccinenm.org

All New Mexicans age 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19...

New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has announced that, as of Monday, April 5, 2021, all New Mexicans age 16 and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. NMDOH encourages all New Mexicans to register at vaccineNM.org

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CDC Guidelines

Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People

The CDC released Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People. For the purposes of this guidance, people are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 2 weeks after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series, or 2 weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine. This guidance will be updated and expanded as more people become vaccinated and more information becomes available.

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FDA issues Emergency Use Authorization for Third COVID-19 Vaccine

Third COVID-19 Vaccine Authorized

On February 27, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The EUA allows the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine to be distributed in the U.S for use in individuals 18 years of age and older for the prevention of COVID-19.

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Photograph of two different people's hands holding phones with an app displaying an alert to move further away to maintain social distance, with text

Technology for Social Distancing

The need for social distancing during COVID-19 has highlighted the need for assistive technology for individuals who are blind or have low vision to help them maintain social distance while out in the world. There are some new apps for Android and iPhones, as well as some wearable devices that can help people maintain social distance.

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