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We Join In Honoring All Essential Workers On This Essential Workers Day 2021


Notations on Our World (Special Edition): On COVID & Ensuring Vaccine Confidence For the Homeless

Ensuring Vaccine Confidence for People Experiencing Homelessness In light of the current pause of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the Alliance encourages all system leaders and providers to continue to prioritize people experiencing homelessness for vaccination.    During this time, it is important that communities work to ensure vaccine confidence. Maintaining communication with people experiencing homelessness is central to this effort.   To date, the adverse effects associated with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine have been severe but rare; six of the 7.5 million people who received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine have reported blood clots. Similar adverse effects have not been reported for the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines. The Alliance encourages communities to follow the following guidance provided by the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council: Vaccine planning in your community must continue even during the disruption caused by this pause; please continue to meet and