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Young girl receiving COVID-19 vaccine. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Douglas Mitchell
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Get Immunized at CHKD: Children and COVID-19 Vaccines

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is available for children ages 12 and older. Get the facts to help you decide if the vaccine is right for your child. Read full post>>

A multi-generational family is posting in front of the camera. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Noelle Gabriel
Monday, May 3, 2021

COVID-19: Gathering Tips for Vaccinated Families

With summer approaching, parents are eyeing travel plans and wondering if it’s safe for vaccinated families to visit. Dr. Noelle Gabriel shares the latest here. Read full post>>

A small boy suffering from illness bronchial asthma getting treatment with aerosol inhaler Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Cynthia Kelly
Thursday, March 25, 2021

Spring Allergies Collide with Easing of Pandemic Restrictions

Pandemic restrictions brought both the good and bad to patients who suffer from asthma and allergies. Protect children from asthma flare-ups with these tips. Read full post>>

Teacher at school during COVID-19. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Leah Rowland
Thursday, March 11, 2021

As Children Head Back to School, What Do Teachers Need to Know?

Observations from VA pediatricians during the pandemic led to the urging for schools to allow students back in the classroom. Read what teachers should know. Read full post>>

Pregnant woman getting vaccinated. Posted By: Natasha Sriraman, MD
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Breastfeeding Moms and Moms-To-Be?

Dr. Sriraman, an advocate for breastfeeding education, shares facts on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine for breastfeeding moms and moms-to-be in this blog. Read full post>>

Mother measuring temperature of her sick daughter with thermometer. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Theresa Broderick
Monday, February 1, 2021

Your Child Tested Positive for COVID-19. Now What?

As COVID-19 cases increase, more children are being diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Broderick shares how to care for your child with COVID-19 in this blog. Read full post>>