COVID Updates

All eligible children and their close contacts should receive an FDA-authorized COVID vaccine.

  • According to the CDC, fully vaccinated people (bit.ly/3edFZmX) can resume activities such as…
    • Gathering indoors with other fully vaccinated people without masking or distancing.
    • Not quarantining after a close contact COVID exposure.
  • COVID vaccines do not cause infertility or significant menstruation problems.
  • COVID vaccines were developed quickly, but without cutting corners: bit.ly/3bb4nUk.
  • COVID info for parents: bit.ly/34qzg3u & bit.ly/3jBIsuB & bit.ly/3hCfKa7

 

How does vaccinating my child help keep my child, my family and my community safe?

  • > 99% of COVID-19 deaths in Texas and in the US are occurring in unvaccinated people.
Date Percent under 18 yo Cases per 100,000 under 18 yo
6/24/21 14.2% 5,358
4/29/21 13.8% 5,026
1/28/21 12.8% 3,742
10/29/20 11.1% 1,134
7/30/20 8.8% 447
4/30/20 2.7% 32

 

What are the risks of the vaccine?