For the Virginia Department of Social Services COVID-19 Algorithm, click here
Link to the digital book "My Teacher Wears a Mask" -https://view.publitas.com/uams-1/my-teacher-wears-a-mask/page/1
Masks -The CDC recommends that you wear masks in public settings around people who don’t live in your household and when you can’t stay 6 feet away from others. Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others. On this link you will find reminders and tips on when, how and where to wear your mask. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-to-wear-cloth-face-coverings.html
Important COVID -19 Vaccination Information for parents wanting to have their children under 5 years old vaccinated. Not many providers in our area are offering this vaccination at this time, but below is a list of locations where the vaccination is available. Also, you can always call your child’s provider regarding any COVID-19 related questions.
Where to get the vaccine:
- Any CMG/CHKD established patients under 3 years old can get the vaccine at the CMG Norfolk Peds location, call (757) 855-6800 for an appointment.
- Appointments for children 6 months and older are currently available at the Portsmouth Health Department. Please use this link to schedule your child’s appointment:https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/portsmouth/ (Tuesdays between 8-11AM)
- Most pharmacy locations vaccinate children aged 3 years or older.
- Various locations and additional information may be found at vaccines.gov, text your zip code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find COVID-19 vaccine locations near you.