Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced several mass vaccination sites across New York are now giving shots to children aged 5-11.
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Mass Vaccination Sites In New York Now Offering Shots For ChildrenGov. Kathy Hochul has announced several mass vaccination sites across New York are now giving shots to children aged 5-11.
COVID-19 Vaccines And Kids Town HallCBS2's Chris Wragge asked a panel of doctors and infectious disease experts a series of questions parents would want the answers to.
NYC Adds More Mobile COVID Vaccine Vans Amid High Demand For ChildrenTuesday was day two of COVID vaccines being offered to children ages 5-11 at some New York City schools. Monday saw some supply issues with about 4,500 kids getting vaccinated; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Kids On Long Island Meet Nurse Sandra Lindsay While Getting COVID VaccineMany doctors' offices and medical centers have been inundated since the COVID vaccine was approved for children ages 5-11, and on Long Island, some kids met with a famous nurse; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
NYC Extends Vaccine Incentive Program For ChildrenPresident Joe Biden has set a deadline for new vaccine mandate rules for people working at companies with more than 100 employees. Also Thursday, New York City started vaccinating children as young as 5 and announced plans to offer the vaccine in New York City schools; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Rollout Of COVID Vaccine For Kids BeginsThe rollout of the COVID vaccine for kids began Wednesday, and it will grow quickly over the next few weeks; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Children In Tri-State Area Among First To Get COVID-19 VaccineThe first doses of the Pfizer vaccine for younger children are on the move through the FedEx network. Some children in the Tri-State Area got vaccinated against COVID-19 Wednesday; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Pfizer's COVID Vaccine For Children Gets Approval From FDA Advisory PanelAn FDA advisory panel has given a thumbs up to Pfizer's COVID vaccine for kids ages 5-11; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
COVID Cases Surging Among Children As Many Head Back To SchoolCOVID cases among America's children are surging to all-time highs. It's happening as millions of kids head back to school and many states are not allowing COVID prevention measures; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
New Study Shows Staggering New Numbers Of Children Diagnosed With Type 2 DiabetesStaggering new numbers of children have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes during the pandemic. Cases have more than doubled; Danya Bacchus reports for CBS2.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Making An Out-Of-Season ComebackWith the lockdowns and people wearing masks during the COVID pandemic, there was almost no flu season an no RSV, a virus that can be serious for infants, but CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says RSV is now making a comeback, out of season.
Concerns Rising Over Number Of Teens Hospitalized With COVID-19There are new concerns over the number of young people being hospitalized with COVID-19.
Telemedicine, New Device Can Help Diagnose Ear Infections In Children Without A Trip To The PediatricianThe bane of many parents with young children is often that middle-of-the-night crying child with an earache. That usually means a trip to the pediatrician. Now, CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says that telemedicine and a clever new device can make life a lot easier for parent and child.
What Parents Should Know About COVID Vaccine Side Effects For ChildrenAs we've already seen, some adults have brief but uncomfortable side effects following a COVID vaccination. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez tells us what parents should know to make the vaccine process as smooth as possible for their children.
Moderna Now Testing COVID Vaccine In Younger ChildrenModerna is now testing its COVID vaccine in younger children, including, as of Tuesday, kids from as young as 6 months old; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
COVID Vaccine Clinical Trial For Children Underway In BritainAs more people begin to qualify for COVID vaccines, there is one group that is excluded from getting vaccinated -- children. That may be changing as a clinical trial with children gets underway in Britain; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Some States Seeing More Severe Cases Of MIS-C, Rare Illness Linked To COVID-19 In ChildrenA rare illness linked to COVID-19 is reappearing in children this winter. In many cases, this illness is more severe than what doctors treated during the first wave in the spring, but CBS2's Hazel Sanchez found that doesn't hold true state to state.
As Pandemic Continues, CDC Says Nearly 20% Of Children In US Are ObeseThe so-called "Quarantine 15" has turned into a weight gain of 25-30 pounds for some of the youngest Americans, ushering in real health concerns for children; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
LI Dad Issues Warning After Son Comes Down With Complication Associated With COVIDA Long Island father has an urgent message to parents after his son came down with a rare but serious complication associated with the coronavirus. Doctors worry with a spike in COVID cases, we could see more sick kids; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
New Survey Highlights Parents' Concerns, Reservations About Taking Kids For Routine Wellness VisitsCOVID-19 is making many parents hesitant to take their children for their routine wellness visits, and experts warn that a drop in vaccination rates could be a recipe for disaster as kids return to school; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Can Children Spread The Coronavirus?As the coronavirus pandemic continues, so does the question can children spread the virus? A new study takes a new look. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
23 Cases Of Pediatric Inflammatory Disease Reported In New JerseyNew Jersey health officials are warning parents to monitor their children for an inflammatory disease related to COVID-19.
Pediatricians, Mayor De Blasio Urge Parents To Get Routine Vaccinations For ChildrenThere has been an alarming drop in the number of children in New York City getting their routine vaccinations amid the coronavirus pandemic; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
3-Year-Old Recovering From Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory SyndromeA 3-year-old girl in New Jersey is home recovering from the pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome, which doctors say is linked to COVID-19; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.