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Kids Too Young For COVID-19 Vaccines? Here’s What’s Safe And What Is Not

Students in a modified classroom for COVID-19 safety at the Cajon Valley Unio...

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Above: Students in a modified classroom for COVID-19 safety at the Cajon Valley Union School District in an undated photo.

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While parents await further guidance on vaccinating children under 12, many are wondering what social precautions must be taken as California prepares to reopen on June 15.

Aired: June 10, 2021 | Transcript

With California preparing to reopen next Tuesday, many families are looking forward to summer trips and getting back together with friends and family.

But how safe is it to be in public spaces for children who are still too young to get the COVID-19 vaccine? What precautions should parents of young children continue to take? And what are safe activities and what are not?

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Dr. Corinne McDaniels-Davidson is the Director of the Institute for Public Health at San Diego State University.

She joined Midday Edition on Thursday to offer further guidance for activities with unvaccinated children.

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