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  1. Stuck Between A Rock And A Hard Place

    Hello I am looking for a bit of guidance here: I just interviewed for my first RN position in NYS, I have gone through the new hire physical and at my appointment, they mentioned I must receive the booster or I will be let go in 2 weeks. I just ...
  2. Several articles from Forbes and others have reported the costs of healthcare of unvaccinated individuals is burdened almost entirely by private entities and the public in the billions. A waiver (when your hospitalized most of the bill is covered) u...
  3. Question: I tried to compare the ingredients on both pfizer vaccines. Noted Paedatrix pfizer has Trometamol and trometamol hydrochloride which the adolescent and adult formulation pfizer do not have. Are they all the same ingredients for bo...
  4. How can we help stop the spread of COVID-19? The question isn’t so much about what we need to stop the spread, we know we need people to get vaccinated, wear masks, and practice social distance, but how do we convince people whose minds seem to be ma...
  5. lMCRN

    Unvaccinated: Indefensible

    The choice to not take the COVID vaccine I feel is not defendable. The facts are that 99% of hospitalizations/deaths due to COVID are unvaccinated patients currently. This has caused a more severe strain on a already extremely stressed hospital staff...
  6. Floor_Nurse

    Does the shot mess with your DNA?

    The way that this Covid vaccine works is quite different from the flu shot. The Covid vax. is not a (dead) bacteria or virus being injected into your body. (With Pfizer & Moderna) RNA (called messenger RNA) that's been coded in a lab goes into yo...
  7. RN Jobs That Do Not Require Covid Vaccine

    Frontliner, 11 year veteran RN, in the Emergency Department. For the last year and a half, I have been exposed to so much Covid I feel I'm so blessed. I have had it splash in my face, eyes and mouth. I have taken antibody test and just can't seem to ...
  8. Hello! So I am a new BSN graduate (graduated in August). I have been offered a position via a staffing agency for very high pay for administering vaccinations around different areas in the state. My concern is that the staffing company is a thi...
  9. Issues w/ peds admin covid vaccine

    Has anyone had any issues w/ getting the full 10 doses out of a the Pfizer vaccine for ages 5-11??
  10. If you personally know someone who quit their job rather than get the vaccine I might make a separate poll.
  11. Religious Exemptions

    I am against religious exemptions. I give all deeply held beliefs equal credibility. My belief system may be informed by organized religion, but it is not defined by organized religion. And I do not believe an employer is capable of determini...
  12. Even if our citizens don't trust our own country's government, we can see what's happening ALL OVER THE WORLD. Vaccine hesitancy, unvaccinated patients filling up ICUs, health care workers overwhelmed. What more can we expect our urgent cares, EDs, h...
  13. I am the nurse manager of a very large primary care practice, one of several of part of a large-ish HMO/hospital/primary care network (like Kaiser Permanente, but not as big). Last Spring we decided to expand our practice to provide a vaccine c...
  14. In the last couple of weeks I have been encountering a lot of confusion (mostly general public but also a few HCPs who are not using the info on a daily basis) about who is eligible for which vaccines and boosters. I'm sure the majority here know thi...
  15. Austria to go into full lockdown as Covid surges
  16. COVID Forever Changed Our Society

    The truth will eventually come out about the Covid pandemic. Not fake news, not misinformation, but the most unvarnished truth. The pandemic and our society’s reaction to it are being studied and will be for years to come. How it started, how politic...
  17. Jenna Arsenault

    COVID: It's Time to be Outspoken

    I Am Sick of this Virus To say that I am sick of COVID-19 is an understatement. Thankfully I haven’t been physically sick from COVID-19 but the mental anguish has been significant. It’s been a year and a half of uncertainty, fear, isolation, anxi...
  18. At War With Ourselves

    I’ve never seen anything like it. As a 72-year old woman and an RN for over 50 years, our current nursing climate has shocked and stunned me. I have lost faith in too many regular every day human beings. My strengths as a nurse and just as a woman...
  19. I work in a SNF and I just read the other day that the Moderna booster vaccine is only half of dose (0.25 mL) of regular shot. Our facility gave the same dose (0.5 ml) to all residents, regardless if they were immunocompromised or not. Is that ...
  20. Anyone get their Booster yet?

    I'm scheduled for 11/3- the day before my bday- hopefully I do not feel crummy the next day. I was tired and had a headache after my first two but nothing terrible, and Moderna is a half dose for the booster so hopefully won't be too bad. I have ha...
  21. How have you expressed your displeasure about their choice? Are you questioning why they have not been terminated yet?
  22. In spite of the gravity of the pandemic, the unvaccinated continue to hold a strong conviction that it is not the right decision for them. As of May 2021, 37% of the US had not received one vaccine despite it being available and accessible1. For them...
  23. MEDICAL ASSISTANTS DRAWING VACCINES IN TEXAS

    I have a question for Texas nurses, ma’s, providers; because it’s become a concern. 1. Can medical assistants “draw up” vaccines in Texas ie: COVID 19 vaccines???? According to my research they are trained and checked off drawing and administ...
  24. I am a pediatric pulmonary nurse coordinator and remain per diem as a bedside NICU nurse. I made the decision to get vaccinated a couple of months after it became available at my hospital. As the vaccine was brand new, I put a lot of thought and rese...
  25. ClaraRedheart

    Pregnancy after COVID vaccine?

    I love my father, but he is a conspiracy theorist and has gone down the rabbit hole. He's convinced that the vaccine will have effect on women's fertility. I think maybe he got to me a bit. I am vaccinated and will be taking my booster soon. However,...