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COVID-19 booster vaccines

On-site clinics help increase vaccine uptake in assisted living; booster policy focuses on long-term care

Ensuring steady access to COVID-19 vaccines is crucial to maintaining high vaccination rates among assisted living residents and staff members during the pandemic, suggest the results of a newly published study. The findings prove timely as senior living operators seek to increase vaccination, especially among staff members, and as booster shots are expected to become available in less than a month.

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More news for Tuesday, July 13

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