COVID Update: LLBO Will Postpone all Johnson & Johnson Vaccines per CDC and FDA guidance
April 14, 2021
CASS LAKE, MN- Today the CDC and FDA released a statement that they will be reviewing the Johnson & Johnson (J&J), also referred to as Janssen, COVID-19 Vaccine due to reports of blood clots in six participants. They have also recommended a pause in the use of this vaccine while these cases are investigated and reviewed.
Leech Lake has previously administered the J&J vaccine and encourages any person that has received the J&J vaccine who develops severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks of receiving their vaccination to contact their health care provider.
In accordance with FDA and CDC recommendations, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Health Division will pause providing the J&J vaccine until further notice. If you have any questions, please contact your healthcare provider.