The CMS Office of Minority Health and the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign hosted a webinar to discuss childhood vaccination and provide information and resources for partners and providers to encourage vaccinations in their community. The webinar focused on COVID-19 vaccines and included information about flu shots for National Influenza Vaccination Week. Speakers highlighted newly released recommendations on the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11, federal COVID-19 resources, flu shot information, and more.
Blood Lead Screenings Available for Families
Did you know that higher blood lead levels are more prevalent among children from racial and ethnic minority groups and children from low-income households? Help inform families that Medicaid and CHIP cover blood lead screening tests for children. Get more information here to share in your community: CDC - Blood Lead Levels in Children.