Health experts answer questions about COVID-19 and back-to-school safety

Virtual Q&A scheduled for Aug. 30


Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, and Lena van der List, pediatrician at UC Davis Health, will be answering questions in a virtual Q&A session, “COVID-19 and Children: Vaccines and Back to School,” on Monday, Aug. 30 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Dean Blumberg and Lena van der List
Dean Blumberg and Lena van der List

Blumberg and van der List co-host the Kids Considered podcast, discussing child health topics to parents in plain, non-medical language. New subjects are considered in every episode, ranging from pregnancy through to the teen years.

“COVID-19 and Children: Vaccines and Back to School” is the second in the webinar series, “Parenting in a Pandemic.” This event is coordinated by the IDEA center of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as part of the Healthy Yolo Together initiative. The webinar is co-sponsored by UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

The doctors will answer questions about pediatric COVID-19, vaccines that protect against it and safely going back to school during the pandemic.

Register to attend this virtual event.

Related links

“COVID-19 Vaccines and Children” webinar with Dean Blumberg and Lena van der List