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US surpasses 40 million recorded COVID-19 cases

FORT MYERS, Fla. / CNN — The United States has recorded more than 40 million coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, with more than 4 million of them reported in the last month, data from Johns Hopkins University show. It’s worth noting that the count comes with a caveat: Many experts believe the actual number of infections is much higher. Nevertheless, COVID-19 infections have been on the rise in much of the US since early Summer. The country’s seven-day average of new cases Monday (137,270 daily) was more than four times higher than Labor Day of last year (39,355...

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Considering the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are FAQs that get you the facts about the shot

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — Making the decision to get the COVID-19 vaccine is confusing and a lot of people have questions about the shot and virus itself. NBC2 spoke with the Collier County Department of Health to tell you what you need to know in order to stop the spread of misinformation and get you the facts.  Here is our entire interview with Kristine Hollingsworth, a spokesperson for DOH-Collier, so you can read what she has to say:  What are the side effects?  KH: “Side effects are usually mild, as of May 2021, over 1.3 billion COVID vaccines have been administered....

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Students in LaBelle get COVID-19 vaccine before returning to school

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. – Parents are getting their kids ready for the new school year with pencils, a new backpack, and, now, a COVID-19 vaccine. With COVID-19 cases on the rise and the spread of the Delta variant, parents in LaBelle were able to get their kids vaccinated before returning to the classroom. “One of my kids is going to college and plus the new delta [strain] is getting concerning,” Isidra Cardona said. “Schools should take extra precautions. I have a son that has some health issues, he’s 9, and I’m concerned for him.” Parents like Cardona said it was...

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Another Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine side effect possible

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended pausing the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine last week to investigate a potential connection to a rare blood clotting disorder. More than 7,000,000 people have received the J&J shot and rare blood clots were only reported in six women. The European Medicines agency said yesterday that a warning about unusual blood clots and low blood platelets should be added to the vaccine. Local medical professionals are emphasizing that low platelet counts are just another side effect and are not...

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How to handle COVID vaccine side effects

FORT MYERS, Fla.– After getting a coronavirus vaccine, you might have mild side effects and feel under the weather. While doctors said there aren’t any specific things you can do to prevent, there are things you can do to help the symptoms. Side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine include pain, redness, swelling, tiredness, headaches, muscle pain, chills, fever and nausea.  “The most common side effects people have are minimal, if any symptoms at all. That’s the vast majority of folks,” said Dr. Riley Jones with UF Health.  “I would...

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Charlotte County moves closer to herd immunity

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.– Of all six counties in NBC2’s coverage area, Charlotte County is the closest to herd immunity. Doctor Joseph Pepe said that can be attributed to the large senior population. “We really want to get that positivity rate under one percent. We’re not there yet but we’re getting closer,” Dr. Pepe said.  Nearly 100,000 people are vaccinated in Charlotte County. Now that a majority of seniors are vaccinated, the focus is on young people being vaccinated. “On Saturday we’re doing a pop up site out in Englewood and that’s...

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Collier County begins vaccinating residents 5 days a week

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – Collier County will be giving out COVID-19 vaccines Monday through Friday starting on Monday. Residents may go to the walk-up site at the North Collier Regional Park Exhibit Hall beginning at 3 p.m. The Department of Health recommends residents arrive 10 minutes before their scheduled appointment time. Anyone 18 and up can register for a Moderna vaccine appointment on Eventbrite. Collier County has not yet transitioned to using the state Health Department website to schedule appointments. To register for an appointment, click here. Click here for NBC2’s...

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NBC2’S Vax Facts

This page is devoted to helping you get your COVID-19 vaccine from one of the various sources currently giving shots. NOTE: *The FDA & CDC are recommending the US pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine over blood clot concerns. Click here for which pharmacies and health systems are pausing the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and how you can reschedule your appointment.* Who is eligible for a vaccine? Anyone 18+ Frontline healthcare workers Law enforcement officers & first responders Long-term care facility residents & staff K-12 employees & staff can...

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Half of US adults have now received at least one COVID shot

WASHINGTON (AP) – Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign, AP reports. Almost 130 million people 18 or older have received at least one dose of a vaccine, or 50.4% of the total adult population, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. Almost 84 million adults, or about 32.5% of the population, have been fully vaccinated. The U.S. cleared the 50% mark for adults just a day after the reported global death toll from the coronavirus...

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Naples Senior Center helps over 7,000 get COVID-19 vaccine

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – The Naples Senior Center helped thousands get the COVID-19 vaccine. The last group of seniors that the center registered for COVID-19 vaccine appointments received their shots on Friday. Dr. Jaclynn Faffer, the president & CEO of the Naples Senior Center, said their mission is accomplished. “I would say this is probably one of the most important things Naples Senior Center has done,” Faffer said. “It was very laborious but it was a labor of love.” A labor of love as the Naples Senior Center secured shots for nearly 7,500 seniors.  Twenty-one...

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