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Protection from the COVID-19 vaccine is passed on to babies

New research published Feb. 7 in JAMA gives patients even more reason to get vaccinated. Infants born to vaccinated mothers were shown to have antibodies in their systems, offering a level of protection against COVID-19 […]

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Where to get a COVID-19 test for your child

If your child needs a COVID-19 test and they don’t have symptoms or have very minimal symptoms, the best place to go is one of the many drive-thru testing centers around the city. This includes […]

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Benefits of COVID-19 vaccine outweigh low risk of heart inflammation in teens

The risk of a COVID-19 vaccine causing heart inflammation in teens and younger children shouldn’t be nearly as scary as the virus itself. Indeed, heart inflammation is a bigger risk among kids who get sick […]

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COVID-19 puts pediatric patients with bleeding disorders at higher risk

Some pediatric patients with bleeding disorders may have a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19, especially if they have serious underlying medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity or asthma. Although most bleeding […]

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COVID-19 appears to make existing neurological conditions in kids worse

Cases of COVID-19 neurological damage in kids have been rare, but children with chronic neurological diseases have seen their conditions worsen, according to a child neurologist in Louisville. “People have seen really small numbers of […]

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Protection from the COVID-19 vaccine is passed on to babies

New research published Feb. 7 in JAMA gives patients even more reason to get vaccinated. Infants born to vaccinated mothers were shown to have antibodies in their systems, offering a level of protection against COVID-19 […]

Read Full Story

Where to get a COVID-19 test for your child

If your child needs a COVID-19 test and they don’t have symptoms or have very minimal symptoms, the best place to go is one of the many drive-thru testing centers around the city. This includes […]

Read Full Story

Benefits of COVID-19 vaccine outweigh low risk of heart inflammation in teens

The risk of a COVID-19 vaccine causing heart inflammation in teens and younger children shouldn’t be nearly as scary as the virus itself. Indeed, heart inflammation is a bigger risk among kids who get sick […]

Read Full Story

COVID-19 puts pediatric patients with bleeding disorders at higher risk

Some pediatric patients with bleeding disorders may have a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19, especially if they have serious underlying medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity or asthma. Although most bleeding […]

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COVID-19 appears to make existing neurological conditions in kids worse

Cases of COVID-19 neurological damage in kids have been rare, but children with chronic neurological diseases have seen their conditions worsen, according to a child neurologist in Louisville. “People have seen really small numbers of […]

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