The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded access and strengthened its guidance on boosters, recommending that everyone aged 18 and older should get a booster shot either at least 6 months after completing their initial Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna two dose vaccine series or 2 months after receiving their initial J&J-Janssen vaccine.
Given the recent Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 vaccination of children ages 5-11, the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project convened a webinar aimed at addressing key questions and considerations related to younger children and the vaccine.
New Survey: Two in Three Parents of Children Ages 5-11 Plan to Vaccinate Their Child Against COVID-19October 14, 2021
New survey data released by the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project and the National Association of School Nurses shows that two-thirds of parents of children ages 5 – 11 plan to vaccinate their child against COVID-19. The survey also showed that 60 percent of parents of school-aged children support schools requiring eligible children to get a COVID-19 vaccine to attend school in-person.