Kids and COVID

Kids and COVID

Why We Got the COVID-19 Vaccines by Sophia and Lola McVige We’ve heard a great deal about the COVID pandemic’s negative impact on kids, but I’m not sure people realize that these challenges continue. If you think you’re sick of COVID, think about what kids have been

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Erie County Introduces “Vax Visit” Service

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is introducing a service where a “Vax Visit” team will go to any individual’s residence to administer COVID-19 vaccine. Any Erie County resident can call the Erie County COVID-19 Information Line at (716) 858-2929 to schedule a Vax Visit. This

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Every ‘variant of concern’ has now been detected in Erie County

UB scientists doing genomic sequencing on coronavirus say every variant has been detected. Locally and nationwide, the number of COVID-19 cases is plummeting and the predominant message seems to be that the worst of the pandemic may be behind us. Yet while vaccinated individuals are enjoying returning

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Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Children

Ask the Expert: Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Children? Dr. Lorna Fitzpatrick, pediatrician and Univera Healthcare Vice President of Medical Affairs has answers. Q: Dr. Fitzpatrick, children are unlikely to have a severe case of COVID-19. Why should they get vaccinated? Although most children will not get

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COVID-19 QUESTIONS, RESOURCES, VACCINES, AND TESTING

UPDATE: Week of JUNE 1 CASES UPDATE ERIE & NIAGARA COUNTY: Erie County has 89,335 cases to date with 1,795 deaths. Niagara County has 19,986 cases to date and 371 deaths. NEED A VACCINE? MOST PLACES ARE TAKING WALK-INS! https://www.vaccines.gov/search. NEW UPDATED GUIDELINES FOR FULLY VACCINATED PEOPLE: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated-guidance.html RAPID

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Inside the Largest and Fastest COVID-19 Vaccine Operation

By plane, boat, and foot, 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines are making their way to some of the most remote corners of the globe as part of the largest and fastest vaccine operation in history. To help ensure an equitable global vaccine distribution and end the pandemic as

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Medical student who survived COVID-19 talks to Buffalo youth about vaccines

Nadia Vazquez, a 26-year old University at Buffalo medical student, is a survivor of COVID-19. She wants people her age to know they could get infected just as she did. That’s why she is telling her story at two virtual meetings geared toward teens and younger adults.

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Prom-Themed Teen Vaccination Clinics May 1

Calling all High School Kids! Miss Out on Going to the Prom? Go to a Prom-themed Vaccination Clinic! Free giveaways, graduation party supply coupons offered to high school students who get vaccinated at SUNY ECC South, SUNY ECC North and McKinley High School. On Saturday May 1,

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