A Pediatrician’s Guidance for Protecting Your Child From COVID-19

Part two of our conversation with Dr. Elias Kass

Welcome back, Dr. Kass. As COVID-19 spreads among children, parents may be wondering how safe their vaccinated children are from infection. Does vaccine protection wane (decrease over time) among kids?

Why is the vaccine important if kids can still get infected?

What should I do if my kid has a breakthrough infection?

We know COVID-19 boosters are recommended to increase protection among adults. When will kids become eligible for boosters?

Let’s talk about babies and toddlers that are not yet eligible to be vaccinated. What recommendations do you have for keeping them safe?

We’ll close with the question that’s top of mind for many parents. When will the vaccine be available for kids under 5?

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