Health department pauses J&J vaccine inoculations for now
April 15, 2021
On Tuesday South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) paused administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following CDC and FDA recommendations. Earlier that day, the Centers for Disease Control and the Federal Drug Administration released a joint statement recommending a pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations nationwide while further investigation is being completed.
Vaccine safety is closely monitored by healthcare providers and local, state and federal partners. While only six instances of this sever...