[MCOH-EH] [EXT:] Survey: COVID Vaccine administration/15 minute observation period

Angeli Mancuso a1mancus at sbch.org
Mon Jan 4 08:47:26 PST 2021

  1.  We follow the 15 minute wait time for all who are vaccinated
We have 22 slots available in 30-minute increments and have been successful in keeping the flow going. Some people take longer to complete their questionnaire, others arrive late (or early) so the flow has been manageable.

Angeli Mancuso, MPH, RN
Educator, Urgent Care
[cid:image002.jpg at 01D656C0.C5EE59D0]<https://www.cottagehealth.org/urgent-care/>
P.O. Box 689 | Santa Barbara, CA 93102-0689
Cell: (805) 319-0359
Email: a1mancus at sbch.org<mailto:a1mancus at sbch.org>

From: MCOH-EH <mcoh-eh-bounces+a1mancus=sbch.org at mylist.net> On Behalf Of Galaid Edward I
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:18 PM
To: Occ-Env-Med-L at listserv.unc.edu; mcoh-eh at mylist.net
Subject: [EXT:] [MCOH-EH] Survey: COVID Vaccine administration/15 minute observation period

Cross posting in OEM list and MCOH:


I've heard from our operations people that our immunization administration through-put  has been throttled by the 15 minute observation time.
Specifically,  the rate limiting step is clearing space for those who are being observed post-administration for that 15 minute period.
Please respond to the following,  and I will report back aggregate results:

  1.  We follow the 15 minute wait time for all who are vaccinated
  2.  We stratify need to be observed by risk of having a reaction, or someone with underlying medical conditions that might result in a more serious acute reaction
  3.  We have eliminated the waiting period.
  4.  Other solutions or comments:

Thanks for taking the time.

Ed Galaid

Edward I. Galaid, MD, MPH, FACOEM
Medical Director, Occupational Medicine
Roper Saint Francis Healthcare
Charleston, SC 29401
Member, ACOEM Task Group on Law Enforcement Officer Health
Special Expert, NFPA Fire Service Occupational Safety & Health (FIX-AAA) Committee


Our Mission: Healing all people with compassion, faith and excellence.

Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including
any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended
recipients and may contain confidential and/or legally
privileged information. If you are not the intended
recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and
destroy all copies of the original message. Any
unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or distribution is
prohibited. Thank you.
This email originated outside of the Cottage Health email system. Do NOT click links or open attachments unless you recognize the sender AND know the content is safe. Please use the "Report Phishing" button if you are unsure.


CH Disclaimer: This electronic mail message is intended exclusively for the individual or entity to which it is addressed. This message, together with any attachment, may contain confidential and privileged information. Any views, opinions or conclusions expressed in this message are those of the individual sender and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cottage Health, its subsidiaries or affiliates. This document may also contain information covered under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA, PL 104-191) and implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. Re-disclosure without patient consent or as otherwise permitted by law is prohibited. Any unauthorized review, retransmission, use, printing, copying, retention, disclosure, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance upon this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this message in error, please immediately advise the sender by reply email message to the sender and delete all copies of this message from your system without copying.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://mylist.net/archives/mcoh-eh/attachments/20210104/fa45f489/attachment-0001.htm>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: image001.png
Type: image/png
Size: 18442 bytes
Desc: image001.png
URL: <https://mylist.net/archives/mcoh-eh/attachments/20210104/fa45f489/attachment-0001.png>

More information about the MCOH-EH mailing list