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COVID VACCINE INFO from Arlington Public Health (Lisa G. Kaplowitz, MD, MSHA)

Arlington Division of Public Health is working on plans for distribution and dispensing of the COVID-19 vaccine once one or more become available.  Many COVID-19 vaccines are in advanced clinical trials and it is possible that one or more will be approved through Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA before the end of the year.  The following provides information about the vaccines presently in clinical trials in the United States and recommendations from the National Academy of Medicine concerning phases for distribution of the vaccine or vaccines.  Please keep in mind that once a vaccine is approved by the FDA, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) will release recommendations for its use.

COVID Research Brief

Allocation Framework


Below are links to helpful resources.

Arlington County Health – Situation Report
Virginia Health Department
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Medical Society of VA

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