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Podcast: What You Need to Know For A COVID-Free Summer

Restrictions are easing up, but the virus is still a risk. Learn how you can stay safe this summer and about guidance and timelines for vaccines for children.

Vaccines are proving to be effective in preventing the spread of COVID, but the virus is not obsolete. Before you head out to enjoy summer activities, make sure you understand any associated risks for COVID for you and your family.

Infectious disease physician Dr. Mark Fussa and family medicine physician Dr. Karen Dong discuss how you can assess your personal risk and evaluate certain activities like dining and travel. Also, pediatrician Dr. Vanessa Carlo gives the outlook for children and teens and what parents can do to prepare for vaccine distribution in younger age groups.

Read more on how you can stay safe this summer and also how to cope with social anxiety as COVID restrictions are lifted.

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COVID-19, Podcasts