Posted on: Feb 17, 2021
A new study from CHPE, as reported by AHCA/NCAL, shows that COVID-19 cases decreased at a faster rate among both residents and staff at nursing homes that had completed their first vaccine clinic, compared to nursing homes that had not yet administered the vaccine.
This is good news for long-term care, vaccine advocacy campaigns and people everywhere. The study further shows that:
The CDC's recent report of interim clinical considerations echoes the efficacy of the vaccine at preventing severe and symptomatic COVID-19. It also lays out updated guidelines for quarantining after a potential exposure to COVID-19 by a vaccinated person. View the full report from the CDC here.