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CME Activity: Addressing the Mental Health Challenges of the Impact of COVID-19 on Children and Families

The pandemic has heightened the awareness of both physical and mental/behavioral concerns in the children and adolescent populations in the state of New Jersey. It has been over a year since Coronavirus has created the challenges families face, including illness, loss of employment, financial problems, lack of food, closed schools and loss of life. It has all taken a tremendous toll on our youth from a social, emotional and academic perspective. Children coping with trauma, illness and disruption will need more than the vaccine to work through the repercussions of this ordeal.

CME Activity: Addressing the Mental Health Challenges of the Impact of COVID-19 on Children and Families2021-07-19T13:47:53-04:00

Medical Director’s Column: Trauma and the Role of the Pediatrician

New Jersey has seen ever increasing interest in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the important role that they play in the lives of children and parents.Three major NJ foundations,The Nicholson Foundation,The Burke Foundation, and Turrell Fund developed the NJ Funders ACEs Collaborative to systematically explore the opportunities to prevent, protect, and heal from the effects of ACEs ... Read More

Medical Director’s Column: Trauma and the Role of the Pediatrician2021-07-19T13:32:43-04:00

CEO’s Column: COVID-19 Vaccine to the Rescue

Felicia K. Taylor, MBA, CAE Chief Executive Officer New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics After over a year of navigating the pandemic, pediatricians now have direction about how to secure COVID-19 vaccines for their offices and guidance for administering it to children ages 12 and above. NJAAP is partnering with the Department of Health ... Read More

CEO’s Column: COVID-19 Vaccine to the Rescue2021-07-20T09:16:53-04:00

President’s Column: Together on the Road Ahead

Jeanne Craft, MD, FAAP President New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics We are all emerging into a new normal. After more than a year of living under the shadow of the SARS-COV2 pandemic, businesses are opening, families are travelling, and friends are gathering.Vaccination, handwashing, masking if you are unvaccinated, and staying home if you ... Read More

President’s Column: Together on the Road Ahead2021-07-20T09:18:02-04:00

Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results

Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network July 06, 2021, 12:00 PM ET CDCHAN-00445 Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results Summary Magellan Diagnostics, Inc. and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued a recall notice concerning the use of some LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests (certain LeadCare ... Read More

Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results2021-07-07T09:27:47-04:00

Let Get Kids Caught Up

As children begin to have play dates and return to school, camp and day care, routine childhood vaccinations are critical to keeping them healthy. Many children fell behind on receiving routine vaccinations during COVID-19; CDC’s public sector vaccine ordering data show a 14% drop in 2020-2021 compared with 2019 – with orders for measles vaccine down by ... Read More

Let Get Kids Caught Up2021-07-26T14:45:08-04:00
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