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

Detailed Outline

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Introductions

00:04 — Welcome from Sandi Vito, Executive Director of the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds
03:36 — Milly Silva, Executive VP, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
07:20 — Marc Kramer, President, League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes
09:16 — Michael A. Balboni, Executive Director, Greater New York Healthcare Facilities Association

PRESENTATIONS: CDC and NYSDOH

11:51 — Dr. Nimalie Stone, MD, Centers for Disease Control, COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Long-term Care
33:03 — Loretta A. Santilli, MPH, New York State Department of Health, COVID-19 Vaccine: What Nursing Homes Need to Know

50:22 Q&A WITH DR. STONE & MS SANTILLI

Questions cover the following topics:
50:22 — Antibody testing following the vaccine;
51:46 — How long it takes for the vaccine to take effect; 53:06 receiving other vaccinations following COVID-19 vaccines; 54:06 vaccines for children under 16; 55:40 monitoring patient reactions at nursing homes; 58:52 — Receiving the vaccine if you have already had COVID, and 1:01:53 whether the vaccine will have to be received yearly.

PRESENTATIONS, CITADEL & 1199SEIU NBF

1:05:15 — Dr. Martin Grossman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Citadel Care Centers, “The End of COVID-19: Vaccination and the Last Mile”
1:21:24Dr. Van H. Dunn, Chief Medical Officer, 1199SEIU Benefit Funds

1:31:02 Q&A WITH ALL PANELISTS

Questions topics include: 1:31:20 — Side effects, allergic reactions, contraindications, and epi-pens at pharmacies; 1:35:55 — calling out sick when experiencing side effects; 1:39:34 — Telemedicine from the 1199SEIU Benefit Funds; 1:40:57 — Receiving the vaccine as an asthmatic; 1:43:57 — Monitoring who takes the vaccine and union efforts to convince people to take the vaccine; 1:48:28 — Administering the vaccine in facilities with COVID-positive residents; 1:49:51 — Information and paperwork provided by the pharmacies after people receive the vaccine; 1:50:47 — How long to monitor vaccine recipients for adverse reactions; 1:53:39 — Immunity for those who have had COVID and those who received the vaccine; 1:55:36 — What to do if you miss your vaccination clinic.

1:58:33: Closing Remarks

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