Back-to-School Advice for the COVID-19 Delta Surge

Dr. Jung has some back-to-school advice for the COVID-19 Delta surge:   http://peterjung.blogspot.com/2021/08/post-56-back-to-school-advice-for-covid.html

Back-to-School Advice for the COVID-19 Delta Surge2021-08-20T10:31:50-06:00

Update on COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 12

At the moment, it looks like the Pfizer vaccine will be the first shot available to children under 12. The vaccine-maker expects to have enough data by the end of September to support an emergency use authorization for its vaccine in children who are ages 5 to 11. A Shot Against COVID For Kids Under 12 [...]

Update on COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 122021-08-19T07:46:03-06:00

Article: Q&A About Delta Variant and Kids

Excellent Q&A about children visiting grandparents, stores, and returning back to school in the midst of the delta variant: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/07/22/covid-delta-variant-children/?fbclid=IwAR3waFLxufAEBoPnyvjI_54ST_LLcR2a0AFnBbcuVQ013u8sdRMpYx8M2nY

Article: Q&A About Delta Variant and Kids2021-08-10T07:59:53-06:00

Excellent Back-to-School Read

We highly recommend reading the following article regarding our kids going back to school: https://www.bcm.edu/coronavirus/for-the-baylor-community/from-dr-james-mcdeavitt/school-days

Excellent Back-to-School Read2021-08-08T14:16:38-06:00

Article: COVID is a Greater Risk to Young People than Vaccine

Please read the following article regarding the risk of COVID-19 vs the vaccine for young people: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/04/opinion/covid-vaccine-kids-risks.html?fbclid=IwAR2GWPmQ03RS16NPXSwuZKMPHawKbDkkAp3XjHmtGjjcfQod5KZ7QpxrS1M

Article: COVID is a Greater Risk to Young People than Vaccine2021-07-07T06:53:55-06:00

Assessing the Risk of Activities for Unvaccinated Children

This is a helpful tool to assess the relative risk of various activities for unvaccinated children: https://yourlocalepidemiologist.substack.com/p/navigating-kid-related-activities

Assessing the Risk of Activities for Unvaccinated Children2021-06-11T07:31:44-06:00

COVID-19 Vaccine: Top 7 Parental Concerns Answered

The following was created by Katelyn K. Jetelina, PhD MPH, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

COVID-19 Vaccine: Top 7 Parental Concerns Answered2021-05-21T08:25:49-06:00

COVID-19 Vaccine Coadministration

Per the CDC, the COVID-19 vaccine may now be coadministered with other vaccines.  Please read an excerpt from the CDC article below: COVID-19 Coadministration Full article: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/clinical-considerations.html#Coadministration

COVID-19 Vaccine Coadministration2021-05-17T12:18:27-06:00

COVID-19 Vaccine Sites for Adolescents

Here are a few links to vaccination sites for adolescents: Harris County Vaccine Hub Map https://tdem.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=3700a84845c5470cb0dc3ddace5c376b Memorial Hermann COVID Vaccine https://www.memorialhermann.org/services/conditions/coronavirus/texas-vaccine-hub Houston Methodist https://www.houstonmethodist.org/texas-vaccine-hub/ State Vaccine Schedule Site (Texas HHS) https://getthevaccine.dshs.texas.gov/txces/s/?language=en_US

COVID-19 Vaccine Sites for Adolescents2021-05-17T16:35:12-06:00