CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11

A child gets a vaccine from a medical provider.

On November 2, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention accepted the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that children ages 5–11 be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is now authorized for about 28 million children in the United States in this age group. CDC is allowing providers to begin offering vaccinations […]

Third COVID-19 Dose for Immunocompromised

Third COVID-19 Dose Recommended for Immunocompromised Individuals The New York State Department of Health has authorized a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for New Yorkers with compromised immune systems, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation last week. Eligible New Yorkers can receive their third dose 28 days after the completion of their two-dose […]

Orange County Recommends Everyone Wear Masks Indoors

Dr. Avi Silber, MD, FAAP

Provider Blog by Dr. Avi Silber, MD, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer In the past month, Orange County has continued to experience a significant increase in COVID-19 cases due to the Delta Variant. As of August 8, 2021, Orange County’s transmission rate was classified as HIGH by the CDC. In June, the county was labeled as […]

Health Care Workers Answer COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us​ kicks off with an open and honest conversation between W. Kamau Bell and Black doctors, nurses and researchers that gets to the heart of Black people’s questions about the COVID Vaccines. This new campaign from KFF’s Greater Than COVID and the Black Coalition Against COVID launches with 50 FAQs […]