Webinar -“Protecting Our Children and Youth from COVID-19: Information for Parents, Caregivers and Community Partners”
Friday, July 29, 2022, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A free webinar providing accurate, timely and trusted information about how to protect all children from COVID-19
Join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office of Minority Health and Health Equity for “Protecting Our Children and Youth from COVID-19: Information for Parents, Caregivers, and Community Partners” on July 29 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Everyone ages 6 months and older can now get vaccinated against COVID-19. Everyone ages 5 years and older can get a booster if eligible. Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is a key step in protecting children and youth from getting very sick or dying from COVID-19.
This webinar will provide participants with accurate, up-to-date information about how to protect all children from COVID-19.
Speakers will include pediatric vaccine experts and community partners leading vaccine efforts for children and youth. Information will include:
- CDC’s COVID-19 vaccination recommendations for everyone ages 6 months and older, including where to find resources and credible information on vaccine safety.
- The risks, benefits and myths associated with COVID-19 vaccinations for children and youth.
- What to ask your health provider about the COVID-19 vaccination if your child has a disability.
- How community partners are working to protect Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and children and youth with disabilities who live in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
Learn how to join this event. No registration is required to attend.
American Sign Language and Spanish translation services will be available. There is also a link for closed captioning.
For questions about the webinar, please contact CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity at firstname.lastname@example.org.