How is the COVID-19 vaccine considered safe if it hasn’t been approved yet? If it wasn’t approved, why would they recommend it for kids? I am really scared to get it because of this, help!

Updated 5 August 2021 under Ask Us.

Great question! Unfortunately, there’s a lot of information circulating around social media about the COVID vaccines, so much so, that it can be hard to know what’s true and what […]

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I recently received both of my meningitis vaccines during my check-up before leaving for college. The nurse gave me one injection in my right arm and one injection in my left arm. How long do I have to wait before receiving my COVID vaccine?

Updated 6 May 2021 under Ask Us.

Congratulations, on getting both of the meningitis vaccines and deciding to get the COVID vaccine, as both are super! For starters, the meningococcal vaccine helps protect teens against meningococcal bacteria […]

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Vacuna contra el coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated 12 April 2021 under Guías de la Salud.

¿Qué es el coronavirus (COVID-19)? El coronavirus (COVID-19) es una enfermedad respiratoria altamente contagiosa. Los síntomas suelen ser leves y tienen similitudes a los síntomas de un resfriado o una […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Updated 3 November 2021 under Health Guides.

With a new rollout of updated 2023 vaccines, we’re updating this piece. We’ll bring you that guidance here soon! What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Coronavirus (COVID-19), pronounced “kr-ow-nuh-vai-ruhs” is a highly contagious respiratory […]

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I really want to go out on a date with my crush, but I can’t because of COVID. Can you help me?

Updated 5 March 2021 under Ask Us.

Life during a pandemic isn’t easy, for anyone, no matter if you’re young or old. Life right now is  downright hard. Activities we all enjoyed before the pandemic, like going […]

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Are masks effective in preventing coronavirus transmission? Why?

Updated 12 August 2020 under Ask Us.

Thanks for your question. Face masks serve two main purposes in preventing coronavirus transmission: They help protect you from getting infected with coronavirus. They help you protect others from getting […]

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I live in rural Illinois and I’m worried about the coronavirus. What is being done to help get rid of it and could I die from it?

Updated 1 May 2020 under Ask Us.

Thanks for sending the question. Lots of other teens have asked the same questions. Our world is going through challenging and uncertain times right now. It’s been over 100 years […]

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Afrontar la cuarentena durante el COVID-19

Updated 2 April 2020 under Guías de la Salud.

¿Cuál es el objetivo de la cuarentena? El objetivo principal de la cuarentena es reducir la propagación de la infección limitando el movimiento del público en general y manteniendo a […]

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El Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated 4 March 2021 under Guías de la Salud.

¡Vuelve el próximo mes para saber información sobre la vacuna! ¿Qué es el coronavirus (COVID-19)? El coronavirus (COVID-19) es una nueva enfermedad respiratoria nunca antes vista en humanos. Los síntomas […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated 23 November 2022 under Health Guides.

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that had never been seen in humans before December 2019. Symptoms are usually mild and similar to a cold or […]

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