Monthly Archives: August 2021

Medical Exemptions to the COVID-19 Vaccine

A message about medical exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine from Jessica LeBlanc, MD, MPH and Chief Health Officer at Mosaic Medical It is very rare that a patient qualifies for COVID-19 vaccine medical exemption, in fact patients with chronic diseases are highly encouraged to receive the vaccine. If you have had a documented allergic reaction […]

 

FAQ: When to vaccinate after COVID-19 illness

How long should I wait after being ill with COVID-19 to get the vaccine? Mosaic Medical providers recommend waiting four weeks after recovery* from a COVID-19 infection before receiving a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. *According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a person with COVID-19 may leave isolation ten days […]

 

People Who Are Immunocompromised and COVID-19 Vaccines: FAQ

People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised make up about 3% of the adult population and are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because they are more at risk of serious, prolonged illness. CDC recommends people who have compromised immune systems should receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least four weeks after the second […]