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Protecting Children, Protecting Our Team: Children’s Decision to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Staff

August 12, 2021

As Nebraska’s only free-standing, independent children’s hospital—the only hospital in the state exclusively dedicated to children, we must protect those who place their trust in us. This includes our patients, families, colleagues and communities. Focused on safety and protecting others, Children’s joins other leading state health systems in requiring COVID-19 vaccination for team members. The […]

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NEW: Fruitful 2021 COVID 19 Vaccine Campaign

August 5, 2021

The CDC recommends that teenagers get the COVID-19 vaccine. Children’s developed the Fruitful 2021 campaign in partnership with Nebraska Department of Education’s Healthy Schools Program in order to make it easier for schools to send messages to teens, staff and families on the vaccine.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

July 8, 2021

On May 10, 2021, parents and teenagers across the country celebrated the good news: Adolescents and teens ages 12 and over were now eligible to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. After a clinical trial showed the vaccine was safe and 100% effective in adolescents, Pfizer’s emergency use authorization — which originally authorized the vaccine for […]

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Bon Voyage! 5 Things to Know When Traveling During COVID-19

July 5, 2021

Every year, families pile into planes, trains, and automobiles to get their fill of summer fun. “Summer fun” might have looked different last year though, and it’s likely you had to make the tough decision to cancel your 2020 travel plans. In fact, 72% of Americans did not take a vacation last summer. But it’s […]

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Grateful Kids Are Happy Kids: Teaching Gratitude in the Age of COVID-19

July 2, 2021

With the world opening up and vaccines being widely available, there are many things to be grateful for, despite all that was put on pause to make room for safety. As adults, it’s possible to look at these tough times and still find opportunities to be grateful:     Your family is healthy. Your family […]

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