Life After the Vaccine: What’s Safe and What’s Not

After months of waiting, you finally got your COVID-19 vaccine! But now what? Can you hug your friends again? Get rid of all your masks? Jet off on a vacation? Mary’s Center Director of Adult and Family Medicine Dr. Dana Mueller is here to ans...

Vaccine Hesitancy: Let’s Talk About It

In honor of Black History Month, Mary’s Center staff share their perspectives on how systemic discrimination and the historic abuse of trust inflicted by medical research impacts vaccination decision-making for communities of color. Dr. Ra...

Everything You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

By Tollie B. Elliott, Sr., MD, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Elliott, Chief Medical Officer After all these months of suffering, we finally have hope with the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine. I know there is genuine mistrust around vaccines esp...

Flu Vaccine: Your Best Shot at Staying Healthy

Fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath – the symptoms of the flu and COVID-19 can be hard to differentiate, but these are two distinct illnesses. That means you could contract both the flu and COVID-19 at the same time, and getting one do...

Vaccinations Save Lives: Is Your Child Up To Date?

One of the simplest ways to protect the health of our children is ensuring they receive all recommended vaccines. Because of the pandemic over the past few months, many children across the country have fallen behind on their vaccine schedules. Fo...