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LVHN News (vaccinestories)

2021
May
07,
2021
| 15:42 PM America/New_York
I am an African American man and I had open-heart surgery four years ago. My risk for becoming severely ill with COVID-19 is high, and that scares me. I am first in line to receive a COVID-19 test every week at work, and you won’t see me without a ma...
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April
02,
2021
| 13:11 PM America/New_York
I have worked at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono for 35 years, and while my daily role is working as a registered nurse in the cardiovascular/electrophysiology lab, I recently agreed to become one of the lead COVID-19 vaccinators at the hospital....
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March
27,
2021
| 22:09 PM America/New_York
BY MICHAEL PECKMAN Blue skies, sunshine and mild temperatures greeted thousands of people who got their first COVID-19 vaccine shot on Saturday. It was the first COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic for Northampton County, but nothing new for Lehigh Vall...
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March
20,
2021
| 21:53 PM America/New_York
BY JESSICA BLASCO It was a race to beat COVID-19 as a wave of the green flag kicked off Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) first COVID-19 mass vaccination event in Monroe County at Pocono Raceway on Saturday. A steady stream of cars drove through ...
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March
19,
2021
| 18:29 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP Thanks to Bennett Toyota in Allentown, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has a few new tools when it comes to distributing COVID-19 vaccines to people throughout the region. Bennett Toyota donated three new vehicles to LVHN, which wi...
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March
17,
2021
| 20:08 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has vaccinated thousands of community members through COVID-19 drive-through vaccination clinics. These clinics are safe and efficient ways to vaccinate a large number of people at once and will cont...
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March
15,
2021
| 19:38 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS Rewind to a few days ago, when I got lucky and booked a COVID-19 vaccination appointment through my MyLVHN app. (Lehigh Valley Health Network’s secure patient portal.) When I got through and signed up for the Dorney Park drive-through...
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March
10,
2021
| 17:21 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPPGetting your COVID-19 vaccine at Dorney Park or another LVHN drive-through location is a safe and efficient way to get your shot without ever having to leave the comfort of your car.There are a few things to keep in mind if you are gett...
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February
10,
2021
| 20:06 PM America/New_York
BY KIRSTIN REED There’s a lot of excitement about COVID-19 vaccines in our community, and for good reason. These vaccines have been scientifically proven to be safe and effective.Important questions have been asked regarding the vaccine for women who...
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January
27,
2021
| 22:24 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP When Nancy Roth of Macungie turned on the morning news and saw that cars were already lining up at Dorney Park for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic that was starting at 8 a.m., she kicked her morning routine into overdrive. “I got here ...
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January
15,
2021
| 15:39 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER When you receive a COVID-19 vaccine, your immune system goes to work creating antibodies to protect itself from the coronavirus. The vaccine CANNOT cause a COVID-19 infection but can cause side effects, including pain at the injecti...
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