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Resources for Parents

Parents play a vital role in protecting their children, families, friends, and neighbors. 

Become a Parent Ambassador

Become a Resource

Become a trusted source of information on COVID-19, vaccines, masks, and other safety measures.

Stop the Spread

Stopping COVID-19

in our communities

will take all of us working together.

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Spread the truth to other parents who may have questions or concerns.

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Key Facts for Parents

The vaccine helps prevent kids from getting COVID-19: Although COVID-19 in children is sometimes milder than in adults, some kids infected with the coronavirus can get severe lung infections, become very sick and require hospitalization. This is especially important to remember in light of variants, which can be very contagious. The virus can cause death in children, although this is rarer than for adults.

The vaccine helps prevent or reduce the spread of COVID-19: Like adults, children also can transmit the coronavirus to others if they’re infected, even when they have no symptoms. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can protect the child and others, reducing the chance that they transmit the virus to others, including family members and friends who may be more susceptible to severe consequences of the infection.

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 can help stop other variants from emerging: Cases of COVID-19 are increasing among children, and variants appear to be playing a role. Reducing viral transmission by getting vaccinated also reduces the virus’ chance to mutate into new variants that may be even more dangerous. However, the virus can transmit easily between unvaccinated children and adults, giving new variants a chance to emerge.

Having your child vaccinated for COVID can help restore a more normal life: Getting vaccinated will also help keep children in school and participating in the things they enjoy. 

COVID-19 vaccines help protect the community: Another reason to strongly consider a COVID-19 vaccine for your child is to protect the health of those living and working in your area. Each child or adult infected with the coronavirus can transmit the virus to others in the community.