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Parenting With You

Aug 27, 2021

Frequently asked questions around the COVID-19 vaccine and the effects on your teens and children with Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., physician with Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, and hospital epidemiologist at Norton Children’s Hospital.

Norton Children’s “Parenting With You” is a podcast that helps you keep your kids healthy and safer by providing practical, down-to-earth advice for parents of children of any age, from babies through the teen years.

COVID-19 and your teens and children

In this episode, our hosts, pediatrician Erin R. Frazier, M.D., and Tracy Morrison, director of Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness, talk with Dr. Bryant. So many parents and caregivers are hearing a lot of mixed messages around COVID-19. Should they vaccinate? How safe is the vaccine? What are the risks of getting or not getting the shot? How long should you quarantine? What are the most effective ways to protect against COVID-19? We’ll cover these questions and more.

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About Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness

A healthy kid is a happy kid. Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness provides resources to help you and your child build healthy habits.

Established in 1991 as the Children’s Hospital Foundation Office of Child Advocacy of Norton Children’s Hospital, today Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness takes an active leadership role in teaching healthy habits to children, including injury prevention, and educating families on healthy lifestyle choices.

Advocacy and outreach educational programs are at the heart of the Norton Children’s mission.

Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness is funded through donations to the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation. Our efforts are focused around:

  • Safety and injury prevention
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Key community partnerships
  • Government relations
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