Category Archives: Health and Well Being

COVID Vaccine for Children

Here is the latest news on COVID vaccine in children.

Vaccines protect children from serious illness and hospitalization.

PAUSD requiring all students to be COVID vaccinated by July 2022. Link MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) article here.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends booster shots no matter if you or your loves one received Pfizer, Modera, or the Janssen vaccine. The level of protection drops over time and a COVID booster is needed to maintain your body’s ability to fight the COVID virus and variants. Please consider getting booster shots. Link FDA article here.

We will update as more is known.

MMWR article – see link below:
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7042e1.htm

FDA newest post – see link below:
https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-takes-additional-actions-use-booster-dose-covid-19-vaccines

Palo Alto PTA Council Invites You to Policy Setting Sessions on Teen Vaping & Youth Health

February 4, 23, and 25

The Palo Alto PTA Council successfully championed a 2020 CAPTA Resolution on Vaping: Resolution A The Santa Clara County Health Department is holding policy setting sessions specific to PTA advocacy. If you have elementary and middle school aged children, please consider attending one of these sessions. Register here: eventbrite/ PTA Advocacy Sessions.  Sessions are for those in leadership positions interested in advocacy at their school (Health & Wellness Representatives, VP Advocacy, VP Community Outreach).  Questions? Please contact Jade Chao at president_19_20@paloaltopta.org