Parenting During COVID-19: Teens

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The COVID-19 Delta Variant and What It Means for Kids

The fast-spreading COVID-19 mutation known as the Delta variant has gained a foothold in the United States. The new variant renews concerns about how to keep children safe, especially with another school year around the corner.

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Long-Haul COVID-19: Lingering Health Problems Even With Mild Symptoms

Medical researchers are just beginning to understand the long-term effects of COVID-19. Evidence is showing that even people with mild symptoms of COVID-19 may suffer health problems for weeks or months afterward.

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Your Doctor is the Best Source of Information About Kids and Vaccines

One thing we can agree on: The vast majority of parents really want to do what is best for their child. But what is best? Who picks what is best? These can be difficult questions to answer.

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How Vaccinating Kids and Teens Against COVID-19 Can Slow Spread, Variants

A UH Rainbow pediatric infectious disease specialist explains why children should get a COVID-19 vaccine and the part that children can play in stopping spread of the disease – and halting development of coronavirus variants.

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Smart Swaps For Keeping Holiday Traditions This Year

Some holiday traditions involve little risk of spreading COVID-19. Others—such as travel, worship services, and group meals—pose more danger. Make these swaps to keep your family healthy this holiday season.

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14 Wellness Tips for Kids From Our Doctors

These are challenging times and almost everything about our daily lives looks different. Here are tips from UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospitals to support your family as you work, live and learn during COVID-19.

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What To Do If Your Child Is Sick With COVID-19

It's happened: Your child has symptoms of COVID-19 or is under investigation for having coronavirus. What should you do? First of all, don't panic. The vast majority of children who develop COVID-19 will experience only mild symptoms.

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How to Help Your Child Get Used to Wearing a Mask

Covering faces helps slow the spread of viruses, but it also blocks the view of the friendly smiles and encouraging facial expressions that typically set kids at ease.

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