COVID-19

Newly updated Pfizer and Moderna boosters to be distributed next month

August 11, 2022 / By
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Both Pfizer and Moderna bivalent boosters are expected to be distributed in September.

This bivalent booster consists of the old vaccine formula with a new one that fights against omicron variants including BA.4 and BA.5.

Novavax vaccine now recommended for public use

July 25, 2022 / By
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On Tuesday the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the use of the new vaccine by Novavax for people ages 18 and above.

FDA authorizes new COVID-19 vaccine from Novavax

July 19, 2022 / By
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The Food and Drug Administration authorized a new COVID-19 vaccine developed by Novavax on Wednesday.

Novavax is a biotechnology company in Maryland that received significant federal funding to produce the shot. 

What we know about Omicron and the BA.5 variant

July 15, 2022 / By
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Accounting for 65 percent of last week’s COVID-19 cases, the coronavirus subvariant BA.5 — a sister variant of Omicron — has become dominant in the United States. 

White house health experts urging people to get boosted now

July 14, 2022 / By
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The newly updated booster vaccine is adapted to not only fight against COVID-19 and Omicron but will also help fight against the new variants.

Wasco’s youth shares their reasons for getting the COVID-19 vaccine

June 28, 2022 / By
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The City of Wasco held a vaccination clinic on June 26, where free vaccines, COVID tests, boxes of food, hand sanitizers, masks, and other resources were provided.