Scientists say vaccinating kids should not only slow the spread of the coronavirus but also help prevent potentially-dangerous variants from emerging. Each new infection brings another opportunity for the virus to mutate and evolve dangerous new traits.
More than a dozen parents and former teachers rallied against the COVID-19 vaccine mandate imposed by Granada Hills Charter school officials.
The deadline for COVID-19 vaccinations is days away, with about 72% of students in compliance, and an estimated $5 million for prizes, including gift cards to Amazon and Target, and tickets to Disneyland and Universal Studios, available as incentive to meet the deadline.
Monday was the deadline for LAUSD's teacher vaccine mandate. Those who refuse to meet the requirement are now in danger of losing their jobs.
"This is a demonstration of our opposition to the vax mandate as it applies to children K through 12."
Many elementary schools around the U.S. are preparing to offer COVID-19 shots that educators see as key to keeping students learning in person and making the classroom experience closer to what it once was.
The Crenshaw Cougars' football season is in danger of forfeiting the opening playoff round due to not enough players being able to take the field.
Behind some of these smiling faces are grumbling tummies. Many of these children worry about what they're going to eat over the weekend.
President Joe Biden pleaded with parents of young children to get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine after the CDC approved the shots for 5- to 11-year-olds.
A recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll found only a third of parents of 5 to 11-year-olds say they will vaccinate their child “right away” when the vaccine becomes available for that age group.
After getting the green light from the CDC late Tuesday, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is now available for kids 5 to 11 years old. Here’s where parents can start making appointments.
LAUSD said it will offer – but not require – the coronavirus vaccine for students ages 5 to 11.
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky gave final approval Tuesday evening after an advisory panel just hours earlier unanimously recommended kids aged 5-11 should get the shot.
Pomona Unified School District's officials voted to bring back police officers on school grounds.
The FDA gave the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine the green light to vaccinate children between the ages of 5 and 11 for emergency use.
The FDA has authorized the emergency use expansion of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine access to children 5 and 11 years old. The CDC will next decide whether to sign off on the shots.
Six teachers and a counselor at Granada Hills Charter High School were fired for not getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dozens of teachers with the Hacienda La Puente School District are on unpaid leave after refusing to get the COID-19 vaccine.
California will have 1.2 million doses the first week the vaccine is approved to administer to children ages 5 to 11.
View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter High School shuttered its campus for the entire week, returning to remote learning out of an abundance of caution after more than a dozen students tested positive for COVID-19.