Going Back to School During the Pandemic: Keeping Your Children Safe – FNHA

A message from Dr. Unjali Malhotra, FNHA Medical Director, Women’s Health

As the mother of a child who is under 12 – and therefore not yet eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine – I’m among the many parents and other caregivers feeling concerned as my child returns to school.

We all want our children to be safe, happy and healthy. On the one hand, we are excited for our children’s return to school, as we know how much they need it. They need to see their friends and teachers, spend time in libraries and playgrounds, and take part in all the wonderful things that make up the school experience.

On the other hand, we know that not everyone has chosen to get vaccinated, and that to protect our children, and have “community immunity,” everyone around them who can get vaccinated needs to do so.

Read More: https://www.fnha.ca/about/news-and-events/news/going-back-to-school-during-the-pandemic-keeping-your-children-safe

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