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, […]
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 […]
Safely transporting staff and campers is one of the first challenges summer camps face. Should you require a quarantine before everyone arrives or after or both? Public or private transportation? And with what safeguards?
I was going to write this week about bubbles and wiffleball’s, but with a lot of talk of the new variant I wanted to take a moment this week to share what we know and what we don’t know about these new COVID-19 Variants.