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CDC Resources: Pediatrics

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Pediatrics

Health Department-Reported Cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) in the United States ‚Äč
Since mid-May 2020, CDC has been tracking reports of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare but serious condition associated with COVID-19. MIS-C is a new syndrome, and many questions remain about why some children and adolescents develop it after a COVID-19 illness or contact with someone with COVID-19, while others do not.

COVID-19 Trends Among Persons Aged 0–24 Years 
This is a link to the CDC external resources regarding COVID-19 trends among persons aged 0–24 years.

COVID-19 Vaccination for Children 5 through 11 Years Old
Planning for COVID-19 Vaccination for Children 5 – 11 Years Old — The federal government is committed to ensuring children age 5 through 11 have access to COVID-19 vaccines if authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). CDC has developed planning resources for jurisdictions, healthcare providers, pharmacists and community partners.
 
Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines: CDC’s Recommendations for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series in Children 5–11 Years Old
COCA Call: Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines: CDC’s Recommendations for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series in Children 5–11 Years Old — During this COCA call, CDC provided an overview of its recommendations and clinical considerations for administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination primary series in children aged 5–11 years old.
 

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