[MCOH-EH] COVID Vaccination Dose #2 in employees who become positive after dose #1

Jeremy Biggs jerbiggs at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 7 13:54:54 PST 2021

What are your policies for the following:
Employee has first vaccine and then becomes positive for COVID before the second dose. We have decided, based on the CDC site, COVID before or after 1stdose and before 2nd, don't need to interrupt the schedule, reschedule as long as symptomsresolved and at least 10 days from symptom onset or positive test in an asymptomatic employee.
I have talked with other institutions and some are postponing the second dose for 90 days from symptom onset or positive test in an asymptomatic positive. This they have said is to use the vaccine for others.
Anyone else doing anything different?

Jeremy Biggs MD MSPH FACOEM Associate Professor
PPE “Czar”
University of Utah, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

Medical Director Rocky Mountain Specialty Services Clinic

Medical Director of the University Hospital and University Campus EmployeeClinics

Medical Director of Occupational Medicine and Health, EHS and UniversityHospital and Clinics


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