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Black History Month 2021: healthcare workers honor the past, ignite change for the future

At HCA Healthcare, we believe excellence in healthcare starts with a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and each other. Each year, we honor Black History Month throughout February as a time to celebrate the achievements made by Black Americans and for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. As we close…
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‘Science matters to all of us’: the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine

For many Americans, trust in the COVID-19 vaccine does not come easy and reluctance amongst the Black community to get vaccinated is even more prevalent. This compelled 60 Black members of the National Academy of Medicine to pen a February New York Times op-ed to make the case that all Black Americans should get vaccinated…
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The COVID-19 vaccine: what you need to know

If you have questions about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine, you’re not alone. It’s normal to have questions, especially with so many rumors and theories percolating on social media. Dr. Jonathan Perlin, president, clinical operations group, and chief medical officer of HCA Healthcare addresses common vaccine misconceptions and myths below… The COVID-19…
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Hope is here: COVID-19 vaccine arrives at HCA Healthcare facilities

When COVID-19 arrived in the United States earlier this year, it forever changed our lives. Healthcare workers on the front lines quickly proved themselves heroes and demonstrated their resilience time and again, even while coping with unprecedented scale and precarious personal circumstances. Nine months later, hope is finally here. HCA Healthcare colleagues began receiving the…
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HCA Healthcare experts urge flu vaccine to help avoid ‘twindemic’

The 2020-2021 flu season is here, and HCA Healthcare experts continue to urge the public to take action to protect themselves and others. With the looming threat of flu season colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic, learn why the flu shot is critically important this year and what vaccine options are available… twindemic [ twin-dem-ik ]…
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Infant Immunizations Give Us the Power to Protect Our Children

Since 1994, National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) has presented the important public health message that it is our duty to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases. This year, NIIW will be observed April 21-28. It’s a time to celebrate the achievements of America’s many immunization programs and the partnerships that help protect and promote healthy communities.…
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