By Mary Perry
Vaccinations are a hot topic right now, thanks of course to COVID-19. But long before the current pandemic the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) designated August as National Immunization Awareness Month.
To help schools and families make sure every child starts school healthy and immunized this fall, we are sharing a wealth of resources created by the CDC especially for school communities.
GO BACK TO SCHOOL HEALTHY AND IMMUNIZED
An unfortunate result of the pandemic is that many children missed check-ups and recommended childhood vaccinations. CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend every child continues to receive recommended vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are challenging times, but you have the power to help keep your child healthy.
Making sure that your child sees their doctor for well-child visits and recommended vaccines is one of the best things you can do to protect your child and community from serious diseases that are easily spread.
The CDC has prepared great information for both adults and kids about Covid-19 vaccines specifically:
In addition, be sure to check out and share this comprehensive guide to well-child visits and recommended vaccines.
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