COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 5
The FDA has approved the COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5 years old. Children’s doctors weigh in on vaccine safety, when to vaccinate and why it’s still important.
How Accurate Are At-Home COVID Tests?
Omicron put COVID tests to the test, but studies show they’re still effective for kids when used correctly.
Can the COVID vaccine cause myocarditis?
Heart inflammation can be triggered by the COVID vaccine in very rare cases, most often in teen or young adult males. Yet vaccination benefits still outweigh risks.
Get The Facts on the COVID-19 Virus and Vaccines
Children’s set the record straight on how COVID-19 is impacting kids and why vaccination is more important than ever before.
Flu, COVID-19, Cold—What’s the Difference?
Though they have some symptoms in common, here’s how to tell the difference between COVID-19, the flu and the common cold.
Helping Kids Understand Social Distancing
It can be hard for younger kids to understand the concept of social distancing. Here’s how parents can help them stay safe.
Safely Return to Sports After a COVID-19 Infection
Is your teen itching to play sports again after having coronavirus? There’s precautions every kid should first take.
When Should Kids Stay Home From School?
Especially during COVID-19, it’s important for parents to know when kids with certain symptoms should be kept home from school and day care.
Why Immunizations Are So Important
Immunizations are the best, safest way to protect your kids from several dangerous illnesses. Here’s how to make sure your kids are protected.
The No. 1 Way to Keep Germs Away
Few things are more effective at preventing the spread of germs than good handwashing. Here’s what to know and how to teach your kids to do it right.
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Guiding your family as you navigate these unprecedented times
From symptoms and treatment to vaccinations, here’s everything parents need to know about the evolving situation with COVID-19.See More
This content is general information and is not specific medical advice. Always consult with a doctor or healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns about the health of a child. In case of an urgent concern or emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department right away. Some physicians and affiliated healthcare professionals on the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta team are independent providers and are not our employees.