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Tag: Vaccine Guidance

May 20, 2021

Coast Guard dependent vaccination update

Now is a great time to get vaccinated and get back to enjoying life without a mask!As of April 30, 2021, Coast Guard clinics are authorized to vaccinate Coast Guard dependents. For greater ease of scheduling, a list of the available clinics offering the COVID-19 vaccination and their phone numbers can be found here.Consistent with the new mask

May 5, 2021

VIDEO: In the ER: Coast Guard petty officer shares his experiences with COVID-19

Short video detailing Brown’s experiences with treating COVID-19 patients in the hospital.

May 5, 2021

Coast Guard clinics are now vaccinating military dependents

As of April 30, 2021, Coast Guard clinics are authorized to vaccinate Coast Guard dependents

April 26, 2021

Ask the CMO: A discussion on COVID-19

Ask the CMO: A discussion on COVID-19 with Chief Medical Officer, Rear Adm. Dana Thomas and Dr. Iman Martin, a lieutenant commander in the Coast Guard.

April 21, 2021

Coast Guard Surpasses 50% Fully Vaccinated – Full Speed Ahead to Restore Readiness

As of April 16, 2021, the Coast Guard has fully vaccinated over 50% of its members, and another 10% are partially vaccinated.

April 14, 2021

Lifesaving Mission: Base New Orleans, ATC Mobile team up to deliver vaccines throughout the 8th Coast Guard District.

On a cloudless, sun-parched afternoon in late March, Petty Officers 2nd Class Cody Childress and Casey Zachry — both health services technicians assigned to Base New Orleans — touched down in a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at Sector Corpus Christi, Texas. Awaiting their arrival was a large group of Coast Guard members, eager to receive

March 25, 2021

Mass vaccination sites are helping the U.S. honor Vietnam War veterans

Mass vaccination sites for military veterans are helping with more than just health - they're enabling the country to honor our remaining Vietnam War veterans before they're gone for good.We are losing about 557 Vietnam War veterans every day - over 200,000 now - due to old age, illness, or other factors. The Vietnam War Commemoration (VWC) program

March 9, 2021

Operation Honey Bee: The Coast Guard is flying COVID vaccines

The Eleventh Coast Guard District has been getting creative in distributing vaccines throughout the Pacific Area. Recently, the district saw an opportunity to use reallocated vaccine doses and deliver them to units in need. They called it:“Operation Honey Bee”It’s the unofficial name given by the district’s response division that causes laughs and

Jan. 27, 2021

Here’s what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccines are an important tool to help fight the disease and bring an end to the pandemic. In late 2020, two vaccines received Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA determined their safety and efficacy. Clinical trial data submitted to the FDA demonstrated the benefits of each vaccine and showed that their

Dec. 10, 2020

Coast Guard prepares workforce for limited distribution phase of COVID-19 vaccine

The Coast Guard, as part of the joint force and working with the Department of Defense (DoD), is preparing to begin the vaccination process for our active duty and reserve forces, and select civilian employees in critical positions.