Another reason to get vaccinated: Every case of COVID-19 is an opportunity for the virus to mutate

Kentucky Health News

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It's important for all eligible people to get the COVID-19 vaccine to limit the opportunity for spread. This is especially true for children who often have the virus, but don't have any symptoms.
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Stack said that ultimately, society will need to "normalize the expectation" that getting the COVID-19 vaccine is "something all of us have to do," just like we have to follow the rules of the road when we drive an automobile.
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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has created a guide to help those who have been vaccinated to engage in constructive conversations with family members and friends who are hesitant about the vaccine.
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Under Beshear's order, all adults in Kentucky may get a COVID-19 booster six months after their second Moderna or Pfizer shot, or two months after the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 
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Last year, Kentucky passed a law that helps insulate the state from predatory competition, which can put drugstores out of business.
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The vaccine will be available to Kentucky children on Wednesday.
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Open enrollment on the health insurance marketplace runs through Jan. 15 for coverage beginning on Jan. 1.
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The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has awarded grants to two organizations in Christian County, which has the state's second-lowest vaccination rate.
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Hesitant people typically don't get vaccinated for just one of the reasons, though, but a combination of several.
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The researchers note that the decline in the number of people experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression coincides with a decline in the number of coronavirus cases and the easing of lockdown restrictions.
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