Tag: COVID-19


Experts Update Recommendations on COVID-19 Booster Doses and Review Latest Vaccine Safety Data

Over the last couple of weeks, there have been several changes to the CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine recommendations. This week, the CDC updated their booster and third dose recommendations for...


Vaccines for Teens and Preteens: A Live Q&A with Dr. Nneka Holder

Dr. Nneka Holder, an attending physician in the Department of Pediatrics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Associate Professor at Georgetown University, joined Vaccinate Your Family on Friday, September...


COVID-19 Vaccine Passports: A Return to Life? Or An Invasion of Privacy?

Vaccine passports have quickly become the latest lightning rod in COVID-19 political discussions in the United States. Shortly after New York introduced their version — called the Excelsior Pass...


COVID-19 Vaccine Safety: What We Know So Far About Side Effects, Deaths and Blood Clots

NOTE: This post is no longer being updated. Please check out our posts on vaccine side effects, deaths, and blood clots or visit Vaccinate Your Family’s science-based website for...


Can COVID-19 Vaccines Alter Your DNA? The Vaccine Mom Explains.

 In this video for the Shot of Prevention blog, Taryn (AKA “The Vaccine Mom”) — a molecular biologist and mom of two — discusses how mRNA vaccines work...


Dr. Paul Offit Answers Common Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vaccine Education Center, joined Vaccinate Your Family’s Executive Director, Amy Pisani, on Monday, January 25, 2021, to answer questions...


The Vaccine Mom on Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects

In this video for the Shot of Prevention blog, Taryn (AKA “The Vaccine Mom”) interviews friend and emergency physician, Stephanie, about the coronavirus vaccine side effects she experienced after...


The Vaccine Mom Discusses COVID-19 Vaccines with Researcher Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi

In this video for Shot of Prevention, Taryn (aka “The Vaccine Mom“) spoke with COVID-19 vaccine researcher Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) about what...


Why We Celebrate “Flu Shot Day” in Our Home

By Robyn Correll, MPH My kids think Flu Shot Day is an official holiday — and in our house, it is. They get off school and my husband and...


Staying Up to Date with Vaccinations During the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Critical

This guest post was written in May 2020 by VYF Board Member Mary Koslap-Petraco DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, FAANP, an adjunct clinical assistant professor at Stony Brook University School of...