The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 to 15 under an emergency use authorization (EUA).
Vaccinating children against COVID-19 is critical to ending this pandemic, and you can help. UNC’s trial site will begin enrolling children 12-17 years of age on May 6.
Our experts strongly recommend that patients receive any one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Patients should feel comfortable, says UNC Health’s Dr. David Wohl
UNC Health is monitoring CDC and FDA recommendations to pause use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine
Second phase of Group 4 will be eligible March 31.
High-risk individuals and those in certain group living situations in Group 4 will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 17.
New recommendations outline what it’s safe to do.
All in-person frontline essential workers in Group 3 will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 3, according to Governor Roy Cooper.
Having another safe vaccine is expected to increase vaccination rates.
Trials for younger children expected to begin this year.
Other frontline workers to follow as Phase 3 expands.
UNC Health’s Dr. Wohl discusses the epidemic with CBS 17.
Live footage from WRAL of vaccine delivery at UNC’s Friday Center.
The UNC Friday Center began Phase 1b distribution to adults 75 years and older in January 2021.
“I hope the rest of the community will follow and get vaccinated when it becomes available,” said Dr. Jesús Ruiz.
Pardee UNC Health Care joined a select group of hospitals in the state and country as it began its COVID-19 vaccination process.
Wayne UNC Health Care “rejoices” in the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine.
On Dec. 17, frontline co-workers received the first round of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations at UNC REX.
Frontline healthcare workers began receiving vaccines on Dec. 17, 2020.
Loc Culp, MICU Clinical Manager, receives the first COVID-19 vaccine at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill on Dec. 15.
“This is a new day and hopefully the beginning of the end of COVID-19,” said Dr. Wohl.
UNC Health hosted a Dec. 10 town hall meeting to discuss the latest information on COVID-19 vaccines and answer questions.
A Dec. 3, 2020 message from UNC Health CEO Dr. Wesley Burks and Associate Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Weber on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines and the organization’s distribution planning efforts.