With the vaccine for children ages 6 months and older approved, the experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles provide guidance for families. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone approved to receive a COVID-19 vaccine get one—including children ages 6 months and older.
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UAlbany Experts Available to Discuss the Fall 2021 Return to the Classroom
ALBANY, N.Y. (Aug. 25, 2021) – As students across the country prepare for a return to in-person learning this fall, the coronavirus is surging again, with the delta variant now accounting for most new U.S. cases and the number of…
Expert can comment on best practices for cleaning and disinfecting as kids return to school
Cleaning and disinfecting to protect against bacteria and viruses is always important, but even more so this year as schools re-open for in-person learning amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and evolving Delta variant. Dr. Steve Bennett, Executive Vice President, Scientific…
How to Play with Your Children in Age-appropriate and Creative Ways When Schools Are Still Closed and Everyone Is Still Stuck at Home
The COVID-19 situation may have restricted people’s space, but not their imagination. A Chula lecturer has given recommendations to parents who need to spend more time at home on select social activities to enhance children’s development in a safe and age-appropriate way.
University of Maryland School of Medicine Begins Pediatric Trial of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine began enrolling children ages 6 months to 11 years old in a clinical trial of the Moderna mRNA-1273 COVID-19 vaccine, which has already received Food and Drug Administration Emergency Use Authorization for adults.
#YearofCOVID: Helping Kids Cope
Eleven-year-old Samantha Lewis is sad, and her mother says she’s been sad for months. “She misses her friends,” said Lisa Cockrell, a business operations manager at Cedars-Sinai. “And the saddest part is that she might end up graduating fifth grade and moving to a new school without the opportunity to say goodbye.”
Rutgers Pediatrician Discusses How to Keep Children Safe at School
Rutgers pediatrician discusses how to keep children safe at school during the pandemic as more school districts face COVID-19 outbreaks and some are forced to stop in-person classes.
Just in time for children returning to school this fall, Baylor Scott & White Health has launched an at-home monitoring service for children diagnosed with COVID-19.
Just in time for children returning to school this fall, Baylor Scott & White Health has launched an at-home monitoring service for children diagnosed with COVID-19. The service has been offered for adults since April. If you are interested in…
Weighing the Risks vs. Benefits of Reopening Schools: @atscommunity Member Dr. Jeffrey Starke
Jeffrey Starke, MD, is a pediatric infectious disease consultant. Dr. Starke is one of three pediatricians at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston that is crafting information and FAQs about returning to school. He is also the American Thoracic Society liaison to…
Reading, Writing & Arithmetic in the age of COVID-19
A new resource to help families navigate back-to-school is here! As we move into the new school year, UCLA Health experts weigh in on what families, parents and children of all ages need to know to stay safe and healthy…
Commentary in Pediatrics: Children Don’t Transmit Covid-19, Schools Should Reopen in Fall
Based on one new and three recent studies, the authors of this commentary in Pediatrics conclude that children rarely transmit Covid-19, either among themselves or to adults. The authors recommend that schools reopen in the fall, since staying home can adversely affects children’s development.