For Your Health: Childhood Immunizations Important During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Daily Republic
By Harveer Gill, Special to the Daily Republic
February 7, 2021

Covid-19 has changed the lives of almost everyone in the United States. This is especially true for families. Parents of young children have seen their lives disrupted and priorities shifted, and many have isolated themselves for months to avoid exposure.

One result is that parents across the country have canceled pediatric checkups – and immunization levels for vaccine-preventable diseases have plummeted, raising the risk of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks.

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