American Academy of PediatricsAAP Urges In-Person Learning, Masking in Updated Guidance on Safe Schools

According to the interim guidance, “remote-learning highlighted inequities in education, was detrimental to the educational attainment of students of all ages, and exacerbated the mental health crisis among children and adolescents.” The AAP continues to recommend that all staff and students who are 2 years or older wear face masks unless medical or developmental conditions […]

Johns Hopkins MedicineCOVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: 12 Things You Need to Know

Despite many doing their research and learning all they can about the COVID-19 vaccine, patients may still come to you for more help. To assist your patients with their questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, here are 12 facts and insights shared by Sherita Golden, MD, MHS, chief diversity officer at Johns Hopkins Medicine, who specializes […]

American Academy of PediatricsCDC Confirms 226 Cases of Myocarditis After COVID-19 Vaccination in People 30 and Under

The data was presented to the FDA, which reported 789 cases of myocarditis/pericarditis – predominantly in males – after receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, most commonly after the second dose. Symptoms included chest pain, elevated cardiac enzymes, ST or T wave changes, dyspnea, and abnormal echocardiography/imaging for those ages 30 years and younger.

Healthgrades10 Tips to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

Without a centralized scheduling system and 50 states to consider, scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment online isn’t so simple. Thankfully, others with scheduling savvy and a little patience have put together some advice. We invite you to share these tips with your patients struggling to get an appointment and how to handle the technology, processes, […]