SOMOS Stands Ready to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine

As the state and city struggle to get on the same page to administer COVID-19 vaccines to millions of residents, SOMOS Community Care stands ready to do its part in the vaccination effort.

Local Catholic Schools Request to be Included in Vaccine Distribution

Local school superintendents have asked that Catholic school educators be included when city public school educators eventually become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This comes as vaccine distribution continues to be criticized for its slow rollout at the city and state levels.

Undocumented Workers Have Fears About COVID Vaccine

Experts make it clear: Everyone in the United States that is able to get vaccinated needs to get the vaccine to help the nation achieve herd immunity from the coronavirus, and that includes the millions of undocumented immigrants countrywide.

Use of Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines is Morally Acceptable, Say Bishops

While confusion has arisen in recent days in the media over “the moral permissibility” of using the COVID-19 vaccines just announced by Pfizer Inc. and Moderna, it is not “immoral to be vaccinated with them,” the chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ doctrine and pro-life committees said Nov. 23.

No COVID-19 Cure Yet, But Treatments Are Improving

As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, lessons learned in emergency rooms and intensive care units have spurred adjustments in treatments, such as oxygen therapy and some therapeutic drugs and steroids. None of these are actual cures for coronavirus infections, but they are credited for helping people survive the disease.