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What Are The COVID Variants?

What Are The COVID Variants?

Over the last year, the COVID virus has developed into many different variants. What are the variants of the virus, and how do we protect against these infectious diseases?  What are the COVID variants?  The newest SARS COV-2 variants come from the virus constantly...
What Does FDA Approval Really Mean?

What Does FDA Approval Really Mean?

FDA approval has been a buzzword since the COVID vaccines were developed. But what does FDA approval really mean? And why is a full approval of the COVID vaccine so important?  In short, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates and approves substances like...
Can Flu Shots Help Protect Against COVID?

Can Flu Shots Help Protect Against COVID?

Can flu shots help protect against COVID? Though it sounds unlikely, a new study has shown that those who are vaccinated against the flu and test positive for COVID-19 might have fewer symptoms than those with no vaccine. How can that be?  Although this hasn’t been...
Free Back to School Vaccines

Free Back to School Vaccines

For the week 8/16-8/20, we’re proud to offer back-to-school vaccines for children in the Pasadena area! These school vaccines and the COVID-19 vaccine are approved for children 12 and up. The *Pfizer vaccine will also be available for adults, but there will not...
What is National Health Center Week?

What is National Health Center Week?

With a very important holiday coming up, we wanted to answer questions like: “What is National Health Center Week?” and “Why do we celebrate it?” Find the answer to these questions and more in the following blog post.  National Health Center Week is a celebration of...
COVID Cases in Low Vaccinated States Are Rising

COVID Cases in Low Vaccinated States Are Rising

Over the last week, COVID cases rose in both more vaccinated states and less vaccinated states in the United States. How has this compared in low-vaccinated states versus high-vaccinated states? Do the vaccines really work, or is there no need for them?  There is a...
National Health Center Week | 8/8/21-8/14/21

National Health Center Week | 8/8/21-8/14/21

Pasadena Health Center is proud to be celebrating the National Health Center Week on August 8th-14th in a couple of different ways! During that week, we will be offering free COVID-19 testing and vaccines for every member of your family at pop-up locations across...
Should I Vaccinate My 12-Year-Old? Pros of Vaccination

Should I Vaccinate My 12-Year-Old? Pros of Vaccination

Since the beginning of this pandemic, children have gone from making up 3% of new COVID cases to making up 22.4% of the newest cases. With this rise of sick children, it is becoming more and more important to vaccinate your children.  Should parents vaccinate their...
What is Herd Immunity, and How Does it Work?

What is Herd Immunity, and How Does it Work?

Ever since the start of the pandemic, the words “herd immunity” have been thrown around. What is herd immunity? Is it meant to be used in place of the covid-19 vaccination, or can we use it in tandem with the vaccine? The following blog will clarify some of the myths...