A girl smiles after receiving an immunization from her doctor.
August 24, 2023

Families of school-age kids in Washington state are gaining ground, but still are slightly below an ideal level of immunization, according to family medicine physician Dr.

A teen with a phone in his hand is emotionally frustrated while talking to his Mom.
August 18, 2023

With the start of the school year approaching, adolescent medicine expert Dr. Yolanda Evans says this season of change is a key time for parents to be attuned to changes in their children’s mental health.

August 18, 2023

A post-COVID malaise has hit many youngsters going back to classes. Here are suggestions about how to respond.

A girl receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
September 1, 2022

As students return to classrooms, pediatrician Dr.

Teen soccer players jockey for position in a match - Getty Images
March 24, 2022

American children (to age 18) sustain as many as 3.8 million concussions every year, according to the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC).

Children of UW Medicine employees received their initial COVID-19 vaccinations at an event in Shoreline, WA on Nov. 3, 2021.
February 25, 2022

As COVID-19 restrictions start to lift in Washington state, the latest data reveals that many children still need to be vaccinated.

A vaccination requirement for adults who work inside schools will be enforced this fall in Washington state, along with a mask mandate.
August 20, 2021

With the delta variant driving up new COVID-19 cases around the country, two topics at the forefront are the return-to-school season and the outlook for booster shots.

Prepare your children for school days filled with masking by building up their time wearing masks, throughout the final stretch of their summer vacation.
August 10, 2021

The start of the school year is aligning with another surge in COVID-19 infections, and it’s bringing renewed uncertainty for families in back-to-school mode.

August 4, 2021

Age-appropriate immunizations have dropped sharply since the COVID-19 pandemic began 18 months ago.

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