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The omicron coronavirus variant: what we know

The SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant (B.1.1.529) was first identified in Botswana and South Africa and was recently declared a variant of concern.

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Traveling with unvaccinated kids during the holidays

Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple yes or no answer to whether you should be traveling with unvaccinated kids during this holiday season.

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My unvaccinated family wants to visit my newborn. What do I do?

As new parents, you get to decide if unvaccinated family members can visit your newborn and what precautions they should take.

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The COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11: FAQs for parents

In clinical trials, the COVID‑19 vaccine was found to be safe, well-tolerated and produced a strong antibody response in children.

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I think my child needs a COVID test — where should we go?

If your child is asymptomatic or has or very mild symptoms, we recommend getting a COVID test at a community-based site rather than a pediatricians’ office or a hospital.