Who is accepting volunteers for the clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccines?
The COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) is conducting studies to find safe and effective vaccines and monoclonal antibodies for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To volunteer, sign up for the CoVPN Volunteer Screening Registry.
Who shouldn’t get the Covid vaccine?
But who should not get a COVID-19 vaccine? “There’s really only category of patients, and those are those who have had severe reactions to previous vaccines or one of the other COVID vaccines,” said Scott Robertson, President of the Pacific Central Coast Health Centers for Dignity Health.
Are volunteers compensated for COVID-19 vaccine trials?
Compensation varies based on the vaccine trial you enter. Some offer compensation for travel or time involved with participating.
How do I find a COVID-19 vaccine trial?
Visit www.clinicaltrials.gov or the COVID-19 Prevention Network for information. You can also visit the Duke Clinical Trials Directory and search for COVID-19 studies.
Are they still giving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at CVS?
CNBC reports CVS Health stopped offering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine at its pharmacies, but customers can still get it at one of the company’s 1,000 MinuteClinic locations. The other two authorized vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer are still available at CVS stores nationwide.
Who is considered to be essential worker during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Essential (critical infrastructure) workers include health care personnel and employees in other essential workplaces (e.g., first responders and grocery store workers).
Can I be forced to work during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Generally, your employer may require you to come to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, some government emergency orders may affect which businesses can remain open during the pandemic. Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a safe and healthful workplace.
Who do I do if my employer refuses to provide me sick leave during the COVID-19 pandemic?
If you believe that your employer is covered and is improperly refusing you paid sick leave under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, the Department encourages you to raise and try to resolve your concerns with your employer. Regardless of whether you discuss your concerns with your employer, if you believe your employer is improperly refusing you paid sick leave, you may call 1-866-4US-WAGE (1-866-487-9243).
Should you get vaccinated for COVID-19 If you have an underlying health condition?
Adults of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines are recommended for and can be administered to most people with underlying medical conditions.