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Twitter Web App : Looking to help your community fight #COVID19? Find resources about vaccines, how they are developed, and the importance of being included in research studies:

Twitter Web App : Our current 7-day average is back up to 1.7 million shots per day -- which accounts for both the extreme weather impacts we saw last week as well as the new record levels of daily vaccinations we had over the weekend. The work to get as many shots in arms as we can continues.

Twitter Web App : Today marks an encouraging step toward an end to the #COVID19 pandemic. I have now signed CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that endorsed the safety and effectiveness of Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 & up.

Twitter Web App : Congrats to the new members of #COVID19 #HealthEquityTaskForce. This Task Force is part of the gov't-wide effort to identify & eliminate health & social disparities that result in disproportionately higher rates of exposure, illness, hospitalization and death related to COVID-19.

Twitter Web App : Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxious, angry, sad, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one feels overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling or texting 1-800-985-5990. Learn more:

Twitter Web App : #COVID-19 vaccine partners: #COVIDVaccineForum has resources and tools highlighting strategies & promising practices to support your vaccination efforts.…

Twitter Web App : As part of our plan to change the course of this pandemic, we will deliver more than 25 million masks to more than 1,300 community health centers across the country, as well as 60,000 food pantries and soup kitchens to reach some of our nation's most vulnerable populations.

Twitter Web App : The Navajo Nation has surpassed its goal of administering 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines by the end of February, a figure that represents over half of its residents. Our work to increase supply, increase places to get vaccinated, and increase vaccinators is making a difference.

Twitter Web App : Join us today for a virtual town hall at 6:30 pm ET on #environmentaljustice: how natural disasters & #COVID19 impact minority & underserved communities, & how the Fed government can better prepare & respond in the future to help these communities in need…

Twitter Web App : Proud to see our @USPHSCC Public Health Service officers in action. Officers are deployed to Dover, Delaware to support a #COVID19 vaccination drive-thru site. Learn more about the efforts here:…

Twitter Web App : #COVID19 vaccines currently authorized for use in the US do not use the live virus that causes COVID-19. Having symptoms like fever after you get a #vaccine is normal and a sign your immune system is learning to fight the virus. Learn more:…

Twitter Web App : Our #BlackHistoryMonth observance page has resources to help address health disparities affecting African American communities and help them get #VaccineReady. Take a look and learn what role we play in #healthequity efforts this #BHM:

Twitter Web App : New MMWR report shows Minnesotans infected w/a new variant of the virus that causes #COVID19 first detected in the U.K. in late 2020. We must continue taking prevention steps including postponing travel, social distancing & wearing masks.

Twitter Web App : Data from first month of #COVID19 vaccine safety monitoring are reassuring about safety of the vaccines. Most reports of adverse events were non-serious. Common symptoms reported after vaccination included pain, fatigue, headache, & muscle pain/body ache.