Prevention Blog

Johnson & Johnson Vaccines at MainStreet

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We are pausing Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations per recommendation from the FDA and CDC.  Is it possible to make comparisons about the effectiveness between COVID-19 vaccines? According to fda.gov, no. The only way to accurately compare the effectiveness of medical products, such as vaccines or drugs, is by direct comparison in head-to-head clinical trials,… Read more »

You’re Eligible for a Vaccine, Now What?

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So you’re eligible for your vaccine..now what? It takes a while to figure out where to get a vaccine, when to get a vaccine, and if you’re eligible. Once you get the green light, what do you do next? We’ve outlined a few of the hurdles that lie between you and your vaccine, and how… Read more »

COVID-19 Vaccines for Teachers

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We all love our teachers. And we know, especially during this time, our teachers have faced lots of uncertainty. If you or someone you care about is actively working in the education sector, here is some information that we hope you find helpful. Eligible Teachers ADPH announced that teachers and many others are now eligible… Read more »

Hello Jasper, Georgia!

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We’re so happy to open our doors to Jasper, Georgia! Locals in Jasper have been more than welcoming and our clinic staff is already doing an amazing job. To make things a little easier for you, our patients, we wanted to answer a few frequently asked questions. We hope you stay well, Jasper! But in… Read more »

Alabama Phase 1b COVID-19 Vaccine

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Alabama is now administering vaccines to the rest of phase 1b. Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced that starting Monday, February 8, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include people 65 or older, and additional groups of frontline workers. Phase 1b includes frontline critical workers listed in… Read more »

It’s Not Too Late for a Flu Shot!

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All the news we hear seems to be hyper-focused on the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, let’s not forget about an important component to staying well in 2021–the flu shot! It’s not too late for a flu shot! If you haven’t already, the CDC says that there’s still time to get your flu shot this winter. In… Read more »

Hello East Ellijay!

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We’re so happy to open our doors in East Ellijay, Georgia! Locals in East Ellijay have been more than welcoming and our clinic staff is already doing an amazing job. To make things a little easier for you, our patients, we wanted to answer a few frequently asked questions. We hope you stay well, East… Read more »

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine in Alabama

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Will you be getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama? MainStreet Family Care and KidsStreet Urgent Care are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations. These will be available at all MainStreet and KidsStreet clinic locations. Below is information on the current phase of the vaccine distribution. Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine at this time? You can get… Read more »

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine in Georgia

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Will you be getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia? Below is information on the current phase of the vaccine distribution in Georgia. Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine at this time? We are now in PHASE 3 of the vaccine distribution. That is to say, you can get a COVID-19 vaccination at MainStreet if you… Read more »