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COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist for Kids

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Protecting Your Child With the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Books to Build Character & Teach Your Child Important Values


Diverse and Inclusive Books For Children

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Talking to Children About Racial Bias

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Talking With Your Children About Racism: Start, Continue the Conversation

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Using Books to Talk With Kids About Race and Racism

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Revised Handouts

Car Safety Seat Checkup

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COVID-19: What Families Need to Know

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Tips for Coping with a New Baby During COVID-19

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News & Highlights

May 2022

Baby Formula Shortages (AAP Updates 5/19/22 & 5/20/22)


February 2022

AAP Policy Statement: Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule: United States, 2022: The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a policy statement approving the recommended routine immunization schedule for children and teens for 2022, updating a section on COVID-19 vaccines among other minor changes. (Updated 2/17/2022)

January 2022

COVID-19 Interim Guidance: Return to Sports and Physical Activity: New guidance for pediatricians to inform families on how to mitigate risk and prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 to others both within sport and within families and the community. (Updated 1/27/2022)

Guidance on Providing Pediatric Well-Care During COVID-19: Guidance on the continued provision of health care, specifically well-child care and timely immunizations, for newborns, infants, children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Updated 1/6/2022)

November 2021

Pub Central: All your trusted AAP resources, including Journals, News, Point-of-Care Solutions (including Pediatric Patient Education), and Books, are now part of one unified site offering unparalleled innovation with streamlined access to essential pediatric titles all in one place. 

Updated AAP COVID-19 Immunization Policy: The AAP recommends COVID-19 vaccination for all children and adolescents 5 years of age and older who do not have contraindications.

COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Toolkit: Use the resources in this toolkit to share the message that the vaccine is safe and effective and encourage all children and adults to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is available to them.

American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends Ways to Prevent Home Medication Administration Errors (AAP News Release 11/1/2021)

October 2021 

Highlights from the 2021 AAP National Conference and Exhibition (Pediatrics On Call Podcast 10/19/2021)

Study Analyzes Deaths of Young Children Related to Cough and Cold Medications (AAP News Release 10/4/2021)


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