Thanks for a great virtual walk today!
Hope to "see" you next month on
Sunday, November 8, 10 am, for our next virtual walk!

PLUS: Next month will be a bonus, Spanish-language virtual walk on Sunday, November 15, 10 am.
Which Flu Vaccine Should My Children Get This Year?
Dear Walkers,

Thank you to those of you who joined us live for our October 2020 virtual Walk with a Doc today!

For the October 2020 walk, we welcomed Dr. Vanessa Slots, Vice President and Chair of the Immunization Committee at the Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and primary-care pediatrician at Renown Children's Hospital in Reno, who gave a brief, kid-friendly talk "Which Flu Vaccine Should My Children Get This Year?" and then took questions live. If you missed it, watch the video replay of Dr. Slot's talk here.
How Is the Flu Different From COVID-19?

Both the flu (influenza) and COVID-19 are contagious and will be spreading this fall and winter. They have similar symptoms, so it can be hard to tell them apart. Make sure your child gets a flu shot, ideally by the end of October or sooner.​

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www.healthychildren.org
Where to Go

Where to go if you are uninsured: The Vaccines for Children Program helps provide vaccines to children whose parents or guardians may not be able to afford them. And if you don't have a regular healthcare provider, don't worry, the program can...

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immunizenevada.org
Which Flu Vaccine Should My Children Get This Year?

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​By: Flor M. Muñoz, MD, FAAP It's that time of year again― influenza ( flu) season is around the corner! Many people don't realize it, but the flu can be a very serious illness. It causes thousands of deaths in the United ...

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AAP Issues 2020-21 Recommendations on Preventing Influenza

​​​Pediatricians advise that children get their influenza vaccine before the end of October. As researchers race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, there is already a safe, effective way to protect children from another common and unpredictable...

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www.healthychildren.org
Next Walks on
Sunday, Nov 8 (English) &
Sunday, Nov 15 (Spanish)
When it is safe to do so, we will resume our in-person walks in Las Vegas and Reno.

In the meantime:
  • Keep walking every day
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Bring water
  • Keep 6 feet from other people
  • For everyone 2 years and older, wear a mask when you can't socially distance

We hope to "see" you at our future virtual walks. We will send registration details and a flyer soon.