The mission of the New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (NJAAP) is the attainment of optimal health, safety and well-being of New Jersey’s infants, children, adolescents, young adults and promotion of pediatricians, primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical sub specialists and pediatric surgical specialists as the best qualified of all health professionals to provide child healthcare.

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COVID-19 Summer Camp Guidance

CDC updates guidance for masks, distancing during summer camps

Children and teens at summer camps do not need to wear masks outdoors unless they are unable to physically distance according to updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The guidance covers masking and physical distancing in a variety of indoor and outdoor situations. It comes as adolescents as young as 12 years are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, which officials strongly encourage.


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