Category: COVID-19

Community Health Net Receives Moderna Vaccine Shipment

 

Erie, Pa. – December 29, 2020Community Health Net (CHN), the leading Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the Lake Erie region, announced that it has received its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine. Dr. Anthony Ignocheck, Acting Medical Director, Dr. Warren Beaver, and other clinical staff will receive the first distributed doses at the organization’s primary location, 1202 State St., on Tuesday, December 29, at 4 pm.

Community Health Net’s Acting Medical Director, Dr. Anthony Ignocheck, Dr. Warren Beaver, and other clinical staff will be the first to receive a dose of the just received Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at the organization’s primary location at 1202 State St. on Tuesday, December 29 at 4 pm. Clinical staff, members of CHN’s Board of Directors, and Executives will be available for comment. The media is invited to attend. Social distancing rules will be in place.

“Families in our region have been ravaged by the COVID-19 virus, along with severe economic impact to our community,” said Craig Ulmer, CEO of Community Health Net. Based on evidence from clinical trials, the Moderna vaccine was 94% effective at preventing laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 illness in people without evidence of a previous infection. “We recognize this vaccine as an opportunity to irradicate this menace and restore vitality back to the place we call home.”

The media is invited to contact Community Heath Net for more information at 814.454.4530 x227

 

About Community Health Net
Community Health Net is the preeminent, community-focused healthcare network that advances the wellness of the region. Our mission is to improve our region’s quality of life by providing professional healthcare services with compassion, respect, and dignity to all. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center with six locations and eight offices serving the Lake Erie region for over 35 years.

Acknowledgment

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $280,000 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.  For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

Stop the Spread of COVID-19! (Get Screened)

What can you do?

Did you know that you can get screened for COVID-19 and Influenza and receive results in as little as 15 minutes? Taking this step is one important way you can begin to recover while protecting those around you. 𝘛𝘰𝘨𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳, 𝘸𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘚𝘵𝘰𝘱 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘚𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥!

Look for Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • More Information

If you are feeling sick, why not call Community Health Net for influenza and COVID-19 screening at 814-455-7222, or look up your nearest location.

For more information, click this link: https://bit.ly/3jii05I, view our COVID Community Resource Guide, or visit the CDC.

This message brought to you by Community Health Net, Erie County Department of Health, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Stop the Spread of COVID-19! (Is Your Child Sick?)

What can you do?

Is your child feeling sick? Keep them at home and away from other children. Remember, COVID-19 is a real threat! Taking these steps is one important way you can protect those around you. If you’ve been in close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with someone with confirmed COVID-19, Get Tested! Together, we can Stop the Spread.

Look for Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • More Information

If you are feeling sick, why not call Community Health Net for influenza and COVID-19 screening at 814-455-7222, or look up your nearest location.

For more information, click this link: https://bit.ly/3jii05I, view our COVID Community Resource Guide, or visit the CDC.

This message brought to you by Community Health Net, Erie County Department of Health, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Stop the Spread of COVID-19! (Learn the Symptoms)

What can you do?

COVID-19 is a real threat, so learn the symptoms! Understanding the virus’s signs is an important step in protecting yourself, protecting others, and remaining healthy.  And remember, if you’ve been in close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with someone with confirmed COVID-19, Get Tested! Together, we can Stop the Spread.

Look for Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • More Information

If you are feeling sick, why not call Community Health Net for influenza and COVID-19 screening at 814-455-7222, or look up your nearest location.

For more information, click this link: https://bit.ly/3jii05I, view our COVID Community Resource Guide, or visit the CDC.

This message brought to you by Community Health Net, Erie County Department of Health, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Stop the Spread of COVID-19! (Feeling Sick)

What can you do?

Are you feeling sick? Stay home. Avoid contact with others. COVID-19 is a real threat. Call your provider, or seek medical attention. Taking these steps is one important way you can protect those around you. And remember, if you’ve been in close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with someone with confirmed COVID-19, Get Tested! Together, we can Stop The Spread.

Look for Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • More Information

If you are feeling sick, why not call Community Health Net for influenza and COVID-19 screening at 814-455-7222, or look up your nearest location.

For more information, click this link: https://bit.ly/3jii05I, view our COVID Community Resource Guide, or visit the CDC.

This message brought to you by Community Health Net, Erie County Department of Health, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Stop the Spread of COVID-19! (Cover Your Mouth Video)

What can you do?

COVID-19 is a real threat, so cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick. And remember, if you’ve been in close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19, Get Tested! Together, we can Stop The Spread.

Look for Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • More Information

If you are feeling sick, why not call Community Health Net for influenza and COVID-19 screening at 814-455-7222, or look up your nearest location.

For more information, click this link: https://bit.ly/3jii05I, view our COVID Community Resource Guide, or visit the CDC.

This message brought to you by Community Health Net, Erie County Department of Health, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Stop the Spread of COVID-19! (Avoid Touching Your Face Video)

What can you do?

COVID-19 is a real threat, so avoid touching your face!  Germs spread when a person touches something contaminated and then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth.  And remember, if you’ve been in close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19, Get Tested! Together, we can Stop The Spread.

Look for Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • More Information

If you are feeling sick, why not call Community Health Net for influenza and COVID-19 screening at 814-455-7222, or look up your nearest location.

For more information, click this link: https://bit.ly/3jii05I, view our COVID Community Resource Guide, or visit the CDC.

This message brought to you by Community Health Net, Erie County Department of Health, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Stop the Spread of COVID-19! (Wear a Mask Video)

What can you do?

COVID-19 is a real threat, so wear a mask…homemade cloth or fabric! Wearing a mask in public is one of the most important steps you can take to stay healthy.  And remember, if you’ve been in close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with someone with confirmed COVID-19, Get Tested! Together, we can Stop The Spread.

Look for Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • More Information

If you are feeling sick, why not call Community Health Net for influenza and COVID-19 screening at 814-455-7222, or look up your nearest location.

For more information, click this link: https://bit.ly/3jii05I, view our COVID Community Resource Guide, or visit the CDC.

This message brought to you by Community Health Net, Erie County Department of Health, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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