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  • The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends the COVID-19 vaccine for children in this age group. Soon enough, we’ll be able to protect our infants and youngest children with a vaccine—and ease the stress that has taken a toll on our mental health....

  • Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in some stores. Current shortages have been largely caused by supply chain issues and a recall of several contaminated baby formula products. Check with your local stores or online retailers about availability....

  • Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is investigating consumer complaints of Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport infections. ...

  • CDC recommends everyone ages 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against COVID-19. ...

  • Join Dr Jana Shook and the Virginia Department of Health for a LIVE Tele-Townhall addressing your COVID-19 vaccine questions and concerns....

  • The COVID-19 vaccine is our best hope for ending the current pandemic. While the goal will be to administer vaccine to as many people as possible, as quickly as possible, vaccine supply will be limited initially. As a new vaccine, there are many questions that pediatricians and patients/families have. Below are answers to some of the most common questions. ...

  • The pandemic has cut kids off from friends, nutritious school meals, sports and routines. With virtual learning and few activities outside the home, it’s no surprise kids are moving less and snacking more....

  • Swimming is a fantastic form of exercise and a major component of many spring break trips and summer break fun. But parents should remember that swimming also comes with risk. Follow these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to protecting children from drowning. Click......

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  • FAQ – Tdap School Vaccination Requirement 1. What are the changes regarding the Tdap school vaccination requirement? In April 2018, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) changed the minimum recommended age for the tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) adolescent booster vaccine from 10......