NAHC: Prioritize Home Care and Hospice Workers for COVID-19 Vaccine

NAHC will be working with membership to organize efforts in the states to ensure that home health and hospice workers receive prioritization for the vaccine once one is approved.  Vaccine advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted 13-1 on Tuesday, December 1, to recommend health care workers and residents of long-term…

CDC: Some Older Adults Should be Revaccinated Against Measles

People who were vaccinated against measles prior to 1968, with either inactivated (killed) measles vaccine or measles vaccine of unknown type should be revaccinated with at least one dose of live attenuated measles vaccine. This recommendation is intended to protect those who may have received killed measles vaccine, which was available in 1963-1967 and was…