COVID Vaccine Update – 5/12/2021

While NSP has applied for the COVID vaccine, we have not yet received approval and do not know when vaccinations will be available in our offices. We hope that will change, and we will communicate to patient families when we have more information.

As you may already know, everyone 12 years and older is now eligible for a COVID vaccineThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend the COVID vaccine for all those who are eligible.

  • For further information, the AAP has provided answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccine in children.  If you have any further questions please call to speak with your doctor.  
  • The Illinois Department of Public Health’s website is one source to find a vaccine appointment. 
  • Lurie Children’s Hospital also has vaccine appointments available on their website
  • You can also search for vaccine appointments through your local pharmacy. 

Please check our website regularly and follow us on social media (Facebook and Instagram) for health information and our latest updates. As always, don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any concerns about your child’s health and well-being.  

 

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