Dealing with the new way of life during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can be overwhelming for parents and children, especially when it comes to returning to school and activities.

Below is a list of useful resources, videos and podcasts from UC Davis Health experts for parents to help their children during this unique time. Get additional information about COVID-19 and what you should know


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9 things to know about COVID-19 and the Delta variant as kids return to school

Many parents are concerned about the uptick in COVID-19 cases, especially related to the Delta variant. UC Davis Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Dean Blumberg offers guidance on things parents should know.


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Kids Considered podcast: Benefits and risks of COVID-19 vaccine for teens

In this episode, UC Davis Children's Hospital Pediatricians Dean Blumberg and Lena van der List discuss the benefits and risks of COVID-19 vaccines for teens and the impacts of the Delta variant.


Children 12 to 15 can now be vaccinated against COVID-19

UC Davis Health experts are advising parents to get their 12- to 15-year-olds vaccinated against COVID-19 after Pfizer's vaccine received Emergency Use Authorization.


Should pregnant and breastfeeding women get vaccinated against COVID-19?

Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Dean Blumberg answers questions about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines for women and their unborn or newborn children.