Protecting Our Children and Youth from COVID-19

The Protecting Our Children and Youth from COVID-19: Information for Parents, Caregivers, and Community Partners Webinar provides accurate, timely, and trusted information about how to protect all children from COVID-19. Please note that this recorded webinar originally took place on Friday, July 29, 2022. Everyone ages 6 months and older can now get vaccinated against COVID-19, and everyone ages 5 years and older can get a booster if eligible. Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is a key step in protecting children and youth from getting very sick or dying from COVID-19. Speakers include pediatric vaccine experts and community partners leading vaccine efforts for children and youth who will discuss:• CDC’s COVID-19 vaccination recommendations for everyone ages 6 months and older, including where to find resources and credible information on vaccine safety.• The risks, benefits, and myths associated with COVID-19 vaccinations for children and youth.• What to ask a health provider about COVID-19 vaccination if your child has a disability.• How community partners are working to protect Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander children and youth with disabilities who live in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.For questions about the webinar, please contact CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity at [email protected].

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