Child and teen health
Make-a-Wish clarifies policy after confusion on vaccinations
By Glenn Gamboa Jun. 28, 2021 03:29 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 25, 2021 03:45 PM EDT
Hearst Connecticut Media. June 23, 2021. Editorial: Police accountability demands transparency The powers granted to...
Maine to review safety policies after 4 recent child deaths
Jun. 24, 2021 10:49 AM EDT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's human services department said Thursday it's evaluating child safety policies in the state in the wake of four deaths of young...
Just over half of Idaho adults received COVID-19 vaccine
Jun. 23, 2021 01:48 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Just over half of Idaho adults have now received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine — about two months after the 50% mark was reached...
Rescue Plan funds to support child care programs, workers
Jun. 23, 2021 10:13 AM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act are going to support child care programs and workers in New Hampshire, the state...
Wisconsin health officials launch COVID plan for schools
Jun. 22, 2021 03:20 PM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin officials have a launched a new program to test school children for COVID-19 this fall, the state Department of Health Services...
Mental health support for kids preparing for summer camp
Jun. 22, 2021 02:26 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As children get ready for summer camp, federal COVID-19 response funds are being used to offer mental health training for camp counselors....
New Mexico ranks 49th in child well-being, an improvement
By Cedar Attanasio Jun. 21, 2021 11:40 AM EDT
GOP bill would prohibit requiring any vaccination in Ohio
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Jun. 15, 2021 08:07 AM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No employer, either public or private, could require employees to receive vaccinations under GOP legislation pending in the Ohio House....
VP Harris in South Carolina to push COVID vaccination drive
By Michelle Liu Jun. 14, 2021 01:02 PM EDT
Drug overdoses rise in NH; Hospitalizations in MA drop
Jun. 13, 2021 10:04 AM EDT
A look at pandemic-related news around New England on Sunday: NEW HAMPSHIRE As the number of COVID-19 cases have fallen...
The Latest: California to lift most of state’s virus rules
By The Associated Press Jun. 11, 2021 01:19 AM EDT
China's children may be next in line for COVID-19 vaccines
By Huizhong Wu Jun. 11, 2021 01:06 AM EDT
Germany starts rolling out a digital EU vaccination pass
By Kirsten Grieshaber Jun. 10, 2021 08:01 AM EDT
Hong Kong opens vaccine drive to children aged 12 and older
By Zen Soo Jun. 10, 2021 04:41 AM EDT
Free daycare latest virus vaccine perk offered in New Mexico
By Cedar Attanasio Jun. 09, 2021 05:02 PM EDT
The Latest: Melbourne's 4th pandemic lockdown to end Friday
By The Associated Press Jun. 08, 2021 02:17 AM EDT
Kids 5 and up get shots in tests for COVID vaccine
By Stacey Plaisance Jun. 07, 2021 07:32 PM EDT
WHO: High vaccination rates can help reduce risk of variants
By Jamey Keaten Jun. 07, 2021 03:56 PM EDT
Get shot, drink beer: SC breweries offer vaccine incentive
Jun. 05, 2021 11:06 AM EDT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People who get vaccinated against COVID-19 at South Carolina breweries this month will receive a free beer as part of an effort to get...