The COVID-19 vaccine is our best chance to stop the virus.
Many folks have questions about the vaccine and its distribution. CAMC has followed state guidelines on the prioritization of the vaccination for its workforce. As doses are now widely available to the public, we also encourage vaccination to help stop the spread of this disease.
For information about US COVID-19 vaccine planning, how the vaccines work, vaccine safety and more, visit the CDC’s COVID-19 website.
For more information about the vaccine or the vaccination process in West Virginia, call the COVID-19 vaccine information line at 1-833-734-0965. Hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Sunday)
Dr. Shelda Martin, CAMC Associate Chief Medical Officer, explains the COVID-19 Vaccine.
CAMC received its initial allotment of COVID-19 vaccine Dec. 14 and administering it to people working in and supporting direct COVID patient care departments. Dr. Kenneth McNeil and Joshua Thumm, RN, talking about the importance of getting the vaccine.
Some of CAMC’s nursing units have been caring for COVID patients since March 2020. They’ve also dealt with COVID personally. Beth Blosser, RN, explains how she was infected and how it affected her and family. Kelly Harrison, RN, explains how COVID has affected her unit, her own health and her family.
Video: Kelly Harrison
Video: Beth Blosser
Additional CDC Resources
- Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
- Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccine
- Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination
- CDC: Busting Myths and Misconceptions about COVID-19 Vaccination
- COVID-19 Vaccine Basics: What Healthcare Personnel Need to Know
- How the CDC Makes COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations
Other Government Resources