- (Concern: Previous case) I believe it’s a good idea to have your child immunized even if they have already had a case of COVID-19. It’s a little like keeping anti-virus software on a computer up to date. Just because you handled a virus previously doesn’t mean you can’t get it again. Vaccinations help your child’s immune system stay up to date, so that they keep their focus on growing, learning, and thriving.
- (Concern: mild side effects) I believe it’s a good idea to have your child immunized even though they may have a sore arm or feel a little tired or unwell the next day. Those are signs that your child’s immune system is learning to read and recognize this new virus. They will soon be up and ready to get back to all the things kids love and need to do as they grow and learn.
- (Concern: Time/inconvenience) My advice is to make it a priority to have your child immunized against COVID-19. It’s a little like keeping anti-virus software on a computer up to date. It only takes a few minutes to install the software when things are running well. But once a virus gets into a system, it takes a lot more time to deal with the problem. Plus, any time anyone gets the virus, there’s a risk it can spread throughout the whole network. I’m happy to help you check this one off the list!
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