The COVID-19 Vaccine and Immunocompromised Kids
With the decreasing number of COVID-19 cases and the increasing vaccination rates, it may feel like the pandemic is headed in the right direction. However, people who are immunocompromised may feel stuck because the COVID-19 vaccine was not studied in this group. Learn why and what's next for this patient population.
My Child Is Fully Vaccinated – Now What?
The long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine is now here! After waiting five weeks for the vaccine to be the most effective, an infectious diseases doctor explains what parents can feel comfortable doing.
Young & Healthy Podcast | COVID-19 Update: Vaccine for 5 to 11-year-olds
Drs. Patty Manning-Courtney and Bob Frenck join us to provide an update on the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Join us as we answer parent questions about vaccine research, allergies and the vaccine, natural immunity,
Holiday Gatherings And Travel During COVID-19: Is It Safe Yet?
For the second year in a row, COVID-19 and what to do about large gatherings will be a discussion for families as we get ready for the holiday season. The
How To Prepare Kids For Receiving The COVID-19 Vaccine
With the COVID-19 vaccine now available for kids ages 5-11, parents everywhere are scheduling vaccine appointments for their children. In kids these ages, we see a wide variety of responses
6 Things to Do with Leftover Halloween Candy
Whether you overestimated how much Halloween candy you would need, or your kids worked extra hard for it this year, the end result is the same: a big pile of
Can My Child Get The COVID-19 Vaccine And Flu Shot At The Same Time?
On October 26, 2021, the FDA advisory committee (VRBPAC) recommended lowering the age eligibility for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to 5 years of age. It is thought that within the
Halloween During COVID-19: Advice from the Expert
As you’re thinking through your comfort level and making plans for Halloween, here are some of the most common question I’m getting and my answers.
The Importance Of Nutrition To Wound Healing
When your child is healing from a significant wound — whether it’s due to trauma or after a surgery — parents naturally have many concerns. These concerns typically center around