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Is It Safe For Pregnant And Lactating Women To Be Vaccinated For Covid-19?

January 22nd, 2021

Pregnant and lactating women are able to be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, according to Genesis ob/gynecology providers Briana Barclay and Shannon Leveridge. “While we don’t have vaccine data yet on these women, we do know a lot about other vaccines in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Tdap and influenza vaccines are currently strongly recommended during pregnancy and almost all vaccines are safe during lactation. Based upon how the current COVID-19 vaccines work, they should be very safe. “The other thing to consider is that pregnant women who contract COVID-19 are at higher risk... Read More

Help Is NOT On The Way: Quad-Cities, National Vaccine Numbers Slashed By Federal Government

December 16th, 2020

With the first shipments of the covid-19 vaccine hitting Quad-Cities and U.S. hospitals yesterday and today, people began to see a slight ray of hope at the end of the tunnel of covid-19 and 2020. However, that light has been pushed further away by the Federal Government, with no reason given. In his public address Wednesday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said the next two shipments of the new Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to Illinois and other states have been “significantly reduced” by the federal government, and that the government and Pfizer “gave no reason” for the... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities’ First Covid Vaccines Administered At Genesis

December 15th, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: The first batches of the covid-19 vaccine are in the Quad-Cities and have been given to local health care workers. This morning, vaccinations in the Quad-Cities were administered to Genesis Health employees in Davenport. Dr. Robert Mixsell, Medical Director of Convenient Care and Alli Edmunds, R.N., emergency department at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport were the first two to receive the vaccine. Genesis Health System employees will take the lead in being vaccinated for COVID-19, according to the hospital. In a Genesis survey, 72 percent of all employees and 97% of independent... Read More