COVID-19
COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Four and Under
COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Four and Under

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends pediatric COVID-19 vaccines for children ages six months through four years old. This is welcome news for many parents wanting to protect their young children from the virus and waves of infection through new variants.

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Four and Under
COVID-19 Booster Shots for Children Ages Five to 11

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is updating its recommendations to allow children ages five to 11 to receive a booster shot of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine at least five months after completing the primary COVID-19 vaccination series.

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Four and Under
An Update on COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is updating its recommendations to allow certain immunocompromised individuals and people over 50 to be eligible for a second Pfizer or Moderna booster.

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Four and Under
An Update on COVID-19 Over-the-counter Tests

Recently, the Biden-Harris Administration expanded coverage for over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 tests authorized for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Beginning Jan. 15, 2022, Sutter Health Plus covers COVID-19 screening for members in accordance with state and federal guidelines during this public health emergency.

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Four and Under
An Update on COVID-19 Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine recommendations to include moderately or severely immunocompromised children ages five to 11 receive an additional primary dose of vaccine 28 days after their second shot.

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Four and Under
An Update on COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released booster shot recommendations for individuals age 18 and older in certain populations. A booster shot is given to individuals when the immune system response to the primary vaccine series has likely decreased over time.