Monday, June 7, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
June 7, 2021
This message includes updates on the COVID-19 response from CDC. The COVID-19 Outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.
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COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens

CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccination for everyone ages 12 and older. Learn more about what you and your child or teen can do when you have been fully vaccinated. Children 12 and older are able to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. Search vaccines.gov, text your zip code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you. 

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Colleges, Universities and Higher Learning

Institutions of higher education can help slow the spread of COVID-19 by providing information about and offering COVID-19 vaccination, promoting vaccine trust and confidence, and making getting vaccinated easy and convenient. CDC has updated guidance for IHEs about COVID-19 vaccination and prevention strategies for IHEs, whether everyone is fully vaccinated or not. 


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Myths and Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Accurate vaccine information is critical and can help stop common myths and rumors. It can be difficult to know which sources of information you can trust. Before considering vaccine information on the Internet, check that the information comes from a credible source and is updated on a regular basis. 


New Edition Out Now image of phone with COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review Friday, June 4, 2021 report In this week's edition: Trends in adolescent hospitalization Adolescent vaccination Find the latest data on CDC's COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review

COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review

Young people are less likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19 than adults, but cases of severe disease have been documented in adolescents ages 12-17. Recent increases in COVID-19-associated hospitalization rates and the potential for severe disease in this age group reinforce the need for vaccination and other prevention strategies. Read more about adolescent COVID-19 trends and considerations for summer activities in the COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review



Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S.

June 7, 2021

US states, territories, and District of Columbia have reported 33,193,680 cases of COVID-19 in the United States.


CDC provides updated U.S. case information online daily.


In addition to cases, deaths, and laboratory testing, CDC's COVID Data Tracker now has a Vaccinations tab to track distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in your state.

This map shows COVID-19 cases reported by U.S. states, the District of Columbia, New York City, and other U.S.-affiliated jurisdictions

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COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens

This message includes updates on the COVID-19 response from CDC. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it ...