USCG Specific Frequently Asked Questions
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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
Petty Officer 1st Class Paul Dragin —
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.
Nov. 27, 2020
Coast Guard announces initial COVID-19 vaccine plan
As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraged by the news that safe, effective vaccines will soon become widely available to enable us to end this national emergency.The U.S. Operation Warp Speed is a national effort to develop and deliver safe vaccines across the U.S., with the goal of the first supply becoming available