Stories tagged: "covid vaccine"


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My Child Is Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine: Now What?

Here's what you need to know if you live in Virginia and are thinking about getting your younger child vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Here’s How Virginia Schools Are Getting Ready for Child Vaccinations

“We have been preparing for a long time, and when approval comes for kids [under 12] to be able to receive their shots, Virginia will be ready,” Gov. Ralph Northam said last week.

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COVID Vaccines for Kids: What’s Different and What’s Next?

Pfizer got one step closer this week to offering a COVID vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 after a trial found it safe and effective.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Masks and Vaccines

We got expert tips on explaining masks and vaccines to children in a way that gets them comfortable with COVID-prevention measures.

Blacksburg, Va. - As of last week, 47% of Virginia Tech students are vaccinated, and 2% of students received an approved exemption, meaning nearly half of enrolled students are in compliance. (Photo: Alex Scribner)
Can I Attend A Virginia College Or University Without Being Vaccinated?

RICHMOND-New and returning Virginia college students hope to return to normalcy this fall, but the vaccine question looms.

New COVID-19 Symptoms? Doctors Say Delta Variant ‘Acts Differently’

AXTON-Gone are the traditional versions from last year. COVID-19 symptoms in this Delta variant now mimic a 'bad cold', experts say.

If You Have A Weakened Immune System, Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Help?

COLLINSVILLE-After vaccinated Henry County teacher dies of COVID-19, CDC and state officials warn immuno-compromised residents.