Is it safe to travel, stay in a hotel, or go to a grocery store if you're fully vaccinated? Find out what one infectious disease specialist had to say.

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on May 06, 2021

For anyone that's fully vaccinated, you're probably wondering what this means for you going forward. In addition to guidelines from the CDC, we wanted to share a 1-on-1 interview with Infectious Disease Specialist and Medical Director at AllWays Health Partners, Dr. James Hellinger. Below he answers some of today's most buzzed-about questions circling everyone's minds regarding safety with transportation, travel, grocery stores, and restaurants.

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Topics: COVID-19, vaccine, fully vaccinated, traveling, hotel, restaurant, Dr. Hellinger, flying, airport

Getting to work: Employers’ role in COVID-19 vaccination

Posted by McKinsey & Company on April 22, 2021

As more people are vaccinated throughout the United States, optimism is growing as we imagine a new phase of normalcy. As the access to vaccines increases nationwide, there is still some sense of hesitancy and uncertainty on how this will impact new variants that emerge. Herd immunity or population immunity is dependent on getting most people vaccinated which creates an opportunity for employers to support their employees throughout this process.

McKinsey & Company outlined why employers are uniquely positioned to support COVID-19-vaccine adoption. Read the full article to see how employers can support return-to-work efforts and accelerate the path to societal and economic recovery. You’ll also learn:

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Topics: COVID-19, vaccine

6 tips for keeping kids safe during the pandemic

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on February 16, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines hold the promise of some day returning to a normal life, but there are currently no vaccines approved for children under 16. If you or your employees have young children, it's important to stay vigilant about health and safety.  

Here are 6 tips you can share with your employees to help their children stay well — mentally and physically — during this phase of the pandemic.

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Topics: Health & wellness, COVID-19

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe? Vaccine myths vs facts

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on February 11, 2021

As we move into the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Massachusetts, you and your employees may have questions. While 69% of people say they want to get the vaccine, that still leaves 31% feeling hesitant about the safety and side effects of the vaccine. If you're concerned about vaccine adoption among your workforce, we encourage you to share the facts and resources included in this post to help address their vaccine concerns.

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Topics: COVID-19

Why it's important to #MaskUp even after getting the vaccine

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on January 20, 2021

This post was originally shared on AllWays Health Partners' provider blog, Best Practice.

AllWays Health Partners is proud to join Mass General Brigham and other health care systems across the country to encourage people to slow the spread of COVID-19 with the #MaskUp initiative.

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Topics: AllWays Health Partners, COVID-19