About 50,000 kids ages 5-11 got their first COVID-19 vaccine dose in NY, including 18,600 outside New York City. But questions remain about equity.       

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  • Monkeypox, COVID-19 and school: What you need to know to keep your kid safe
    Dr. Jen Wall Forrester, associate chief medical officer at UC Health and mother of three, says her kids will mask up this school year.
    08/15/2022 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • DHS urges parents to get kids vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of upcoming school year
    With students set to return to the classroom in a couple of weeks, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services is pushing parents to get their kids vaccinated against COVID-19.
    08/15/2022 - 9:39 am | View Link
    Streamlined protocols meet public health goals while giving greater access for guests who are excited to cruise SEATTLE, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Seabourn is updating its COVID-19 guest protocols ...
    08/15/2022 - 7:08 am | View Link
  • San Diego doctor talks student safety amid COVID-19, monkeypox outbreaks
    "Precautions for both monkeypox and covid is to avoid close contact. Avoid touching- high touch areas. So if you just follow what your mom told you- wash your hands," said Dr. William Tseng. Dr. Tseng ...
    08/15/2022 - 7:05 am | View Link
  • BREAKING: Disney Cruise Line Reducing COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Children Starting September 2
    Disney Cruise Line has just announced changes to the vaccination requirements for passengers. See the official update below. COVID-19 Vaccination: For sailings departing US and Canadian ports through ...
    08/15/2022 - 3:25 am | View Link
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  • CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5 to 11 Years
    Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine.CDC now expands vaccine recommendations to about 28 million children in the United States in this age group and allows providers to begin ...
    08/14/2022 - 10:06 am | View Website
  • COVID-19 Vaccine and Kids: What to Know
    Dr. Wilfred Raine | Protecting Kids Ages 5-11 with COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19 vaccine approved for 6 months and up In June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration cleared the way for children 6 months of age and older to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
    08/14/2022 - 8:47 am | View Website
  • Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Be Mandatory for Kids?
    Effective vaccines are critical in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.Every individual that gets a shot helps slow the spread of the disease, even when newer variants emerge.
    08/14/2022 - 5:19 am | View Website
  • Kids
    Children ages 6 months to 11 years old will be vaccinated with a children’s dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Children ages 12 and older are vaccinated with the normal dose of the Pfizer vaccine or Moderna vaccine. Consult your pediatrician if you are unsure which vaccine dose is best for your child. Learn more >
    08/14/2022 - 4:58 am | View Website
  • FDA advisers vote in favor of authorizing Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for ...
    The vaccine was estimated to be 76.8% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 for children ages 6 to 11 when the Delta variant was dominant. However, the FDA also noted that for children in that ...
    08/14/2022 - 3:03 am | View Website
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