Vaccine Updates

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
Learn about vaccine safety and effectiveness, benefits and next steps for caregivers.
CDC and FDA lift pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Health officials determine that the vaccine is safe and effective for preventing COVID-19.
Johnson & Johnson vaccine use paused with review underway
The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the administration of Janssen’s Johnson & Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccine while health authorities review rare blood clotting cases.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19: Improve the fit and filtration of your mask
CDC released studies emphasizing importance of filtration and well-fitting masks to prevent spread of infection and exposure to COVID-19.
FDA close to approving another COVID-19 vaccine
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine marks the third candidate for Emergency Use Authorization.
Caregiver information needed for COVID-19 vaccine preparation
To help us plan distribution of the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, we are asking you to complete our online Validate and Verify (VAV) tool.
Providers: Help us prepare for a COVID-19 vaccine
Because we are expecting a limited supply initially, the first vaccinations will be based on risk, role and work location.
Latest updates from Rod Hochman, M.D.
Watch Rod’s vaccine Town Hall and read his message about caregiver benefits.
Tips to prepare for your second COVID-19 shot
As you prepare to receive your second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the following tips and reminders will improve your experience.
A Christmas like no other
Thousands of patients with COVID-19 are in our care.
Maintain safety practices after getting the COVID-19 vaccine
With an increasing number of caregivers and patients now vaccinated, it’s important to remember that everyone still needs to continue to follow COVID-19 safety practices.
We are tackling the exam glove shortage
Supply chain is working with manufacturers to increase our supply.
Screening requirements: What to know before you get vaccinated
Please review the eligibility requirements prior to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Update on COVID-19 vaccine planning and preparedness
Providence is preparing caregivers for the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more about the organization's rollout plan.
What we know about the COVID-19 vaccines in development
Providence offers a glimpse into the current state of developing a COVID-19 vaccine.
Providence prepares for December COVID-19 vaccine distribution
At least two COVID-19 vaccines are expected to receive FDA emergency use authorization in a matter of days.
FDA authorizes emergency use of first COVID-19 vaccine
The decision was made after an FDA advisory committee reviewed and validated data showing the vaccine to be safe and highly effective.
Vaccines arriving this week: What to expect
We can begin offering vaccine to our highest-risk, front-line caregivers soon.
New coronavirus strain: What you need to know
A new coronavirus strain, first detected in the United Kingdom, has made its way to the U.S. with confirmed cases reported in several states.