WV has only been allocated enough free COVID-19 doses for 13% of the uninsured population

BY: - October 5, 2023

Following an official recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month for everyone over 6 months old to receive updated COVID-19 doses, West Virginia has received enough vaccines for about 13% of its uninsured population under the age of 65 to receive a free shot. Jessica Holstein, director of communications for the […]

Food and Drug Administration approves COVID boosters for upcoming season

BY: - September 11, 2023

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the latest round of COVID-19 boosters, as public health officials brace for another cold and flu season. An advisory panel at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is scheduled to vote on recommendations Tuesday, the final step in the process before people will […]

Updated COVID-19 vaccines expected to be available in September, federal officials say

BY: - August 25, 2023

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is gearing up for a fall vaccination campaign that not only includes updated COVID-19 boosters, but the annual flu shot and the newly approved RSV vaccine. “We’re going to be encouraging Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccine in addition to their annual flu shot, as well as the immunizations for […]