Protecting our Keiki Forum

Coronavirus

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Parents want to protect their kids from COVID-19, but some have questions about the vaccine: How is it different from the adult dose, are there any side effects, and was the approval rushed?

“Protecting our Keiki” takes a closer look at the COVID vaccine for children, with a panel of doctors and community advocates.

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Joining KHON’s Gina Mangieri are Dr. Sarah Kemble, State Epidemiologist; Dr. Tarquin Collis, Chief of Infectious Disease, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii; Dr. Joy Dalmon, Pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii; and Darrah Kauhane, Executive Director, Project Vision Hawaii.

Kids and parents are also sharing their experiences about why they made the choice to vaccinate.

Find more COVID-19 news: cases, vaccinations on our Coronavirus News page

In-home vaccinations can me be made by calling (808) 586-8332. Find pop-up events here: https://hawaiicovid19.com/vaccine/.

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