US COPD Coalition

Month: August 2021

Aug
23

FDA Gives Full Approval of Pfizer COVID Vaccine

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine will continue to be available under the FDA’s emergency use authorization (EUA) for individuals 12 – 15 years of age and for the administration … Read more

Aug
16

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. We know the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of life, including your ability to attend important appointments and receive routine vaccinations. During NIAM, we encourage you to talk to your doctor, nurse or healthcare … Read more

Aug
10

USCC Chair Giordano Returns to AARC as Interim Executive Director

Sam P. Giordano, MBA, RRT, FAARC, Chair of the US COPD Coalition’s Board of Directors, has accepted a request from the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) to serve as its Interim Executive Director. Giordano will oversee all functions of the AARC Executive Office, and will work closely with the AARC President and Board of … Read more

Aug
9

Hawaii COPD Coalition Presents its 15th Annual COPD Education Day

Join the Hawaii COPD Coalition for their FREE 15th Annual COPD Education Day on Friday, September 10, 2021, from 9:30am-12 noon Hawaii Standard Time (3:30pm – 6:00 pm Eastern) on Zoom! Tentative program:Intro to COPD and Current Treatments by Czamira “Maya” Alba, NP, StraubExercise and Pulmonary Rehabilitation by Clarence Rodrigues, RRT, KaiserEating Optimally for Lung Health by Asha Deveraux, … Read more