When COVID-19 vaccine comes, we will be ready - Minneapolis VA Health Care System
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When COVID-19 vaccine comes, we will be ready

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Planning is underway at Minneapolis VA to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Planning is underway at Minneapolis VA Health Care System to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available. VA is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a phased plan based on five core ethical pillars: safety, maximizing the benefit of the vaccine, equity, fairness and transparency.

Veteran and employee safety remain our #1 priority. The plan takes into consideration a number of risk factors, including risks of acquiring infection, severe illness and death if infected, and transmitting the disease, as well as the risk to essential workers, including health care personnel.

Watch this space for updates.

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