Every Vaccine Can Save a Life. Even Chickenpox.

When the chickenpox vaccine first arrived in 1995, it received a tepid reaction from many of us in the medical field. It was seen as a nice-to-have, something useful, but far from life-saving. The general public felt that chickenpox was something everybody got, it was usually pretty mild, you got over it, and then you … Continued

Celebrating National Rural Health Day

Today on National Rural Health Day, we would like to take a moment to recognize and celebrate Rural Health Clinics (RHC), the essential providers serving rural, underserved areas that often experience a shortage of primary care providers and/or health services.  RHCs were originally formed via the Rural Health Clinic Services Act, passed in 1977, which … Continued

One Missed Vaccination, One Lesson Learned

It took a near-death experience for me to really understand the importance of vaccines. And it’s a lesson I’ll never forget. On January 24th, 2018, I turned 52—in good health and feeling great. I had six marathons under my belt and was training for my second Boston Marathon, so I was eating well, maintaining good … Continued

Ken Burdick and David King Join VaxCare Board of Directors

Former WellCare CEO and Former Labcorp Chairman and CEO Bring Deep Experience in Health Care Delivery and Management ORLANDO, Fla., August 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — VaxCare today announced the appointments of Ken Burdick and David King to their Board of Directors, bringing two additional leaders with proven track records managing rapid growth and delivering quality in … Continued

Our New Mobile Hub: Delivering Vaccinations in a Pandemic

Cancelled well visits, delayed screenings, skipped vaccinations—the pandemic caused many patients to stay home instead of visiting their primary care practices for important but non-acute care visits. The long-term impact of missed preventive care appointments is yet to be seen, but in the short term it’s put a huge strain on many practices’ already precarious … Continued

Our Medical Directors: COVID-19 Vaccinated

Many of VaxCare’s Medical Directors have received the COVID-19 vaccine, and we couldn’t be more proud. Karen Smith, MD (North Carolina) Evan Saulino, MD (Oregon) Chuck Thornbury, MD (Kentucky) Robert A. Lee, MD (Iowa) Michelle Walsh, MD (Nebraska) Wanda Filer, MD (Pennsylvania) Glen Madrid, MD (Colorado) Arnie Pallay, MD (New Jersey) Kimberly Becher, MD (West … Continued