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2021
August
09,
2021
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
There are currently 16 patients being treated at Cook Children’s Medical Center for COVID-19, and medical professionals worry the new school year could drive hospitalizations up even further. Just weeks before students head back to class in person, C...
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July
27,
2021
| 11:12 AM America/Chicago
By Marc Mazade, M.D., medical director of Infection Control and Prevention at Cook Children’s Medical Center1. Make sure all children are up to date on the routine childhood vaccinations needed for school entry. Access to medical offices, fear of lea...
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July
22,
2021
| 12:47 PM America/Chicago
By Diane Arnaout, M.D. The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all children over age 2 wear masks in school this fall. The internet rejoiced, everyone agreed it was a great plan, scientists and politicians shook hands, and no one had ...
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March
09,
2021
| 11:09 AM America/Chicago
With the Texas mask mandate expiring tomorrow, you may be wondering what this means for your child and family.You may be asking questions like:“Does my child still need to wear a mask?”“What does this mean for my child’s school?”“Can we have a normal...
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2020
August
11,
2020
| 12:10 PM America/Chicago
By Hannah Chong, M.D., FAAP The next time you visit one of our clinics or hospitals, you may notice a slight change to our mask policy. We still require all patients, accompanying family members, and staff to wear a mask when they enter any of our...
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June
26,
2020
| 11:56 AM America/Chicago
Beginning June 26, the wearing of masks in public is mandatory in Tarrant County. But for some, the idea of wearing face masks is the cause of much anxiety. “Many people have complained that they are not able to breathe while wearing a mask,” said...
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June
23,
2020
| 15:40 PM America/Chicago
Why is wearing a face mask important? Face coverings help to prevent the spread of COVID-19 because our everyday actions, such as speaking, coughing and sneezing, can easily transmit it. Some people with COVID-19 may not have symptoms (as...
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April
20,
2020
| 10:10 AM America/Chicago
By Lee Mason,Ph.D., Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Cook Children's Child Study Center Historically recognized as Autism Awareness Month, April 2020, like everything else, has been overshadowed by COVID-19. It’s important to recognize that ch...
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