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Just the Facts: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Causing undue harm to any patient goes against the code of every health care worker. While we often have to weigh the risks vs. benefits of different procedures and medications, we are also responsible for making sure we have the most up-to-date information for our patients.  It is our professional duty to uphold the standards of care based on scientific evidence and reason. On April 13, 2021, the CDC and FDA recommended a pause in the use of Johnson’s & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (J&J Vaccine). Read the Article

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Don’t Miss Your Shot COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Event

On 4/3/2021 Howard University College of Pharmacy and the Capitol City Pharmacy Medical Reserve Corps participated in the Don’t Miss Your Shot COVID-19 Mass Vaccination event. Together with Howard University School of Medicine, George Washington University, Georgetown University, and MedStar Hospitals, over 800 residents of Ward 8 were immunized against severe COVID 19 symptoms.                           Read the Article

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COVID-19 Emergency Medication Service for Homeless Patients

Submitted By:  Monika N. Daftary, Pharm.D., BCPS Jul 06, 2020 Capitol City Pharmacy Medical Reserve Corps (CCPMRC), based at Howard University College of Pharmacy, partnered with the Washington, DC, Department of Human Services and Unity Healthcare to establish an emergency medication management service for the homeless. Read the Article