A sign is shown at a COVID-19 vaccine site in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Counties in California and other places in the U.S. are trying to ensure they vaccinate people in largely Black, Latino and working-class communities that have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. San Francisco is reserving some vaccines for seniors in the two ZIP codes hit hardest by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)

DoD outpaces public in vaccine efficiency, says vaccine is safe for nearly all adults

Meanwhile, the national average for vaccine efficiency sits at 68% and skepticism remains high among military spouses.

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden signs executive orders on the economy in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Washington. Vice President Kamala Harris looks on at left. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

DPA will help Biden lead a more federal-centric response to COVID

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Pharmacist Brian Meyer holds a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine vial for a photo on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at Sunflower Pharmacy in Odessa, Texas. Sunflower Pharmacy is the first privately owned pharmacy in Odessa given to permission to distribute the vaccine. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)

Veterans Affairs gives an update on its vaccine distribution efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, at least 132,000 health care professionals at the Department of Veterans Affairs have received the first dose of the COVID-19…

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VA restarts collection notices for benefits overpayments after COVID put them on hold

VA deferred collection of these overpayments to give veterans financial relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dr. Cletus Oppong, who specializes in occupational medicine, is the first to receive the first round of the Moderna vaccine by Clinical Pharmacist Erin Conkright on Thursday morning , Dec. 24, 2020, at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, Ky.

Va. congressman wants to know vaccination plans for federal employees

In today’s Federal Newscast: Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) wants to know when and how Federal Employees will get vaccinated. The reenlisted rate in one branch of the military is sky high. And the COVID-19 relief checks are in the mail and being deposited directly.

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