Maintaining Routine Vaccinations and Healthcare for Kids During COVID-19

Posted by Linda Genen, MD, MPH on Nov 6, 2020 3:37:33 PM

According to CMS, routine medical care for low-income children declined sharply during the March to May shutdown – a trend that could cause long-term harm if not reversed. The agency found that vaccinations, screening for childhood diseases, visits to the dentist, and even mental health had plummeted.

Even though school and business activity are slowly returning to normal, healthcare schedules do not show the anticipated uptick after such a shutdown.

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Topics: Blog, immunizations, pediatrics, vaccinations, covid-19

Your Baby and Vaccines: FAQs for National Infant Immunization Week

Posted by Dr. Kelly Follett on Apr 28, 2020 7:15:50 AM

What would a world look like without vaccines?

Now more than ever we are seeing the benefits of having vaccines for illnesses, and the vaccines for COVID-19 are helping us return to some degree of normalcy. Once a safe and effective vaccine is developed, we will be able to vaccinate many people to help eliminate the risk of another crushing pandemic.

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Topics: vaccinations, vaccines, national infant immunization week

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