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As the coronavirus pandemic lingers, and variants of the virus add to the need to be ever more diligent of our surroundings, the MCDD will continue to provide resources for staying strong through this challenging period. Recent good news is that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has received full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. I hope you will find these resources helpful.

AP News: Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities: State-by-State School Mask Mandates

Long COVID under Section 504 and the IDEA: A Resource to Support Children, Students, Educators, Schools, Service Providers, and Families

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Considerations for Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in K-12 Schools and Institutions of Higher Education

Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities: COVID-19 Vaccines and Masking Guidance

Psychology Today: Back to School Tips for Parents

Ed Department: Mask Mandate Bans May Violate Rights Of Students With Disabilities

KidsHealth: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

Psychology Today: How Music Heals and Inspires Us in Challenging Times

Head Start Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center: Caring for Children with Asthma During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Psychology Today: Preexisting Mood Disorder Influences COVID-19 Outcomes

American Association on Health & Disability: Resources for People with Disabilities on COVID-19

Maryland Department of Health, COVIDConnect: Registration for Virtual Support Groups for Those Who Have Contracted COVID-19

Maryland Department of Health: COVID-19 Dashboard

Maryland Department of Health: Find a Vaccine

Maryland Department of Health: COVID-19 Rumor Control