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Bayhealth employees face Feb. 28 vaccine deadline

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Bayhealth’s Sussex County campus   About one-tenth of Bayhealth Medical Center’s 4,100 employees have asked for an medical or religious exemption so they don’t have to take a COVID-19 vaccine. Most were for religious exemptions, and not many have been granted, based on federal guidelines about who qualifies, said Shana D. Ross, vice president of Human Resources, and Kevin Snyder, …

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Booster shots OK’d for all vaccine brands, and they can be mixed

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

The Delaware Division of Public Health on Friday said that vaccine provided can begin giving booster shots for all three brands of vaccines, and that the brands can be mixed. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week said OK to booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine received the authorization last month. Following the FDA recommendations, …

Delaware expects to get Johnson & Johnson vaccine as early as March 5.

Delaware tells vaccine providers to give booster doses to those eligible

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  The Delaware Division of Public Health on Friday told the state’s vaccine providers they can begin administering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to those eligible under new CDC guidelines. Those who should get booster shots include: People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings. People aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions, which include but are not …