Children and COVID-19: What Precautions Should You Take?
Illinois could transition into Phase 5 and remove all capacity limitations on businesses with life returning to a new “normal.” However, children 11-years-old and younger have not been approved to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and parents are left wondering what’s considered safe for their children.
The 21st spoke to a pediatrician and a school nurse about how families can enjoy the summer safely.
Dr. Subhash Chaudhary, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at SIU Medicine
Gloria E. Barrera, MSN, RN, PEL-CSN, President of the Illinois Association of School Nurses
Prepared for web by Zainab Qureshi
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