Vaccine breakthrough cases are expected. COVID-19 vaccines are effective and are a critical tool to bring the pandemic under control. However, no vaccines are 100% effective at preventing illness. There will be a small percentage of people who are fully vaccinated who still get sick, are hospitalized, or die from COVID-19. A recent CDC report […]
“I expect 10 times the number of positive tests coming into camp this year over last year,” a top doctor predicts. “Yes, camp can open. Here’s how.” By Jennifer Wolff, Campenings Such was the rallying cry last year of Laura Blaisdell, MD — pediatrician, public health expert, and medical director at Camp Winnebago in Fayette, […]
Hello and happy April 2021! Today, I am writing with some tips on discussing vaccines with staff and a couple of FAQs about vaccines for kids age 12-15. Vaccine Discussions Many of us are having conversations with our staff or potential staff about being vaccinated for camp. Even though many of us are not making […]
With two effective COVID-19 vaccines and a third having received FDA authorization for use, the two questions on America’s minds are 1) where and when do I get one? and 2) Once I do, what can I do that I can’t do now?
As communities in a number of states begin to open up, state-by-state conversations are being held about if, how, and when camps can open.