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Dr. Laura Blaisdell MD/MPH, FAAP provides camps, schools and businesses with expert advice and evidence-based strategies to prevent communicable disease.

A practicing physician and public health campaign leader, Laura Blaisdell specializes in smart, simple, science-based solutions to complex public health challenges like COVID-19. If you need a clear plan of action to prevent communicable disease and/or overcome vaccine hesitancy that is completely customized to the way your organization really works, talk to Laura Blaisdell today.

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How and when can you open safely under ever changing COVID-19 regulations? What must you do to prepare and what solutions will you need? What information does your school or business need to educate and address vaccine hesitancy?

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Specialized science-based training for faculty, staff, coaches, and parents on the science of public health in school settings and vaccines.

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Traveling to Camp Safely: How Do You Get There From Here?

Safely transporting staff and campers is one of the first challenges summer camps face.

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April 26, 2022 Testing was a critical part of camps’ strategy to prevent and contain COVID-19 in summer 2021, and we see it playing an important role this summer as well. The right strategy for each camp may well differ due to your ‘COVID-19 goal’. Is your approach to do everything possible to keep COVID-19 […]
April 6, 2022 Variations in international vaccines and vaccine schedules can cause confusion when trying to figure out who is “fully vaccinated” and “up-to-date”.  We often get asked questions about how camps should manage international vaccines. Here are a few of them…feel free to let us know if you have others! There are three vaccines […]
October 31, 2021 Last week the FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine for children 5-11 years of age and it is anticipated the CDC will green light the vaccine by mid week.  The winter holidays may be a lot safer for children and families as we ponder what celebrations we might be able to plan.  But, […]
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April 6, 2022 Variations in international vaccines and vaccine schedules can cause confusion when trying to figure out who is “fully vaccinated” and “up-to-date”.  We often get asked questions about how camps should manage international vaccines. Here are a few of them…feel free to let us know if you have others! There are three vaccines […]
We are going into the third month of children ages 5-11 years of age having access to the COVID-19 vaccine that has been shown to decrease illness (including MIS-C), hospitalizations and death. As of January 5, 2022, the CDC recorded 7 million US children ages 5-11 have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine representing 25% […]
We know that being vaccinated against COVID-19 decreases risk of hospitalization and death, even with our most recent variant, Omicron.  But data is increasingly showing this effect on the broader population level. The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram analysis compared highly vaccinated coastal counties Cumberland, Lincoln and Sagadahoc with three counties that are not, Somerset, […]
October 31, 2021 Last week the FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine for children 5-11 years of age and it is anticipated the CDC will green light the vaccine by mid week.  The winter holidays may be a lot safer for children and families as we ponder what celebrations we might be able to plan.  But, […]
The Delta variant of COVID-19 is rightfully all over the news as it quickly becomes the predominant strain of the virus worldwide due to its higher infectivity. Delta is estimated to be 50% more infective than the predominant strain of COVID-19, which was already 50% more infective than the original strain. What this means is […]
ABOUT

Laura Blaisdell MD/MPH, FAAP

is a board-certified, public health trained pediatrician and advocate with expertise in vaccine policy and camp medicine. Currently consulting with schools, camps, and businesses on communicable disease prevention protocols and strategies, she shares her expertise on local and national media and serves as medical advisor to the American Camp Association (ACA).