New Jersey Nursing Homes and the COVID-19 Vaccine: Get the Facts Webinar

Detailed Outline

Use the timestamps below to find the appropriate sections of the presentation in the video.

Opening Remarks

00:01
Sandi Vito,
Executive Director, 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds

03:49
Milly Silva, Executive Vice President,
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

07:25
1199SEIU member Jacqueline Lord, Certified Nurse Aide,
Workman’s Circle MultiCare Center, talks about her experience receiving the vaccine.

09:41
James Tabak, Senior Vice President of Administration and Government Affairs,
Genesis Health Care

PRESENTATIONS: CDC and NJDOH

13:56
“COVID-19 Vaccine for Long Term Care”
Dr. Nimalie Stone, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

35:31
“NJDOH COVID-19 Vaccine Presentation to 1199SEIU Nursing Home Staff.”
Amanda Medina-Forrester, Executive Director, Office of Minority and Multicultural Health, New Jersey Department of Health

Dr. David Adinaro, Deputy Commissioner for Public Health Services, New Jersey Department of Health

Q&A with CDC and NJDOH

53:21 — What do you do if you are away for the second dose of the vaccine?
54:36 — Why does the Phizer vaccination need to be kept cold?
55:42 — Can you get the vaccine if you tested positive for TB?
56:01 — When was the virus first isolated?
56:32 — Why do side effects tend to show up after the second dose of the vaccine?
57:36 — Are NJ home care workers considered a part of the group of healthcare workers who receive the first round of vaccines?
57:59 — How do new residents and employees receive the vaccine if they are hired or become residents after the first three vaccine clinics?
59:28 — Should cancer patients receive the vaccine?
1:01:32 — How do night shift workers get the vaccine?
1:02:13 — What happens if someone cannot get the second dose of the vaccine?
1:03:31 — Is there a schedule of when pharmacies visit nursing homes to administer the vaccine?

PRESENTATIONS: Dr. Chris Pernell and Dr. Shereef Elnahal, University Hospital

1:04:28 — “The Pulse of the Pandemic: A Year in Review, Where We Are Now and the Inception of the COVID-19 Vaccine.”
Dr. Chris Pernell, MD, MPH, FACPM, Chief Strategic Integration and Equity Officer University Hospital, Newark NJ

1:29:05 — Dr. Shereef Elnahal, MD, President & CEO University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey

Q&A With Dr. Pernell and Dr. Elnahal

1:43:12 — Was the vaccine tested on people of different racial backgrounds?
1:46:36 — Why do people still have to wear masks after receiving the vaccine?
1:52:28 — How soon does the vaccine take to be effective?
1:53:35 — Will there be a COVID-19 therapeutic with an equivalent response to the vaccine?
1:55:49 — Will the vaccine interfere with blood pressure medications, kidney disease?
1:57:50 — Is the COVID-19 vaccine DNA?

Closing Remarks

2:00:46Sandi Vito
2:01:53 — James Tabak
2:02:43 — Milly Silva

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