View the funded CATCH grant recipients since 2017 at the Community Pediatrics Funded Grants Webpage
Visit the CATCH grants site for up-to-date information.
The Nebraska Chapter Champion on e-cigarettes has obtained funding to provide Nebraska pediatric clinics laminated informational flyers with QR codes linking to nicotine cessation resources for teens. These flyers are laminated 8.5 x 11 and in full color. Both English and Spanish versions are available. There is no cost for your order. Available at no cost while supplies last.
Place your order today!
For Providers: COVID-19 And MIS-C Testing At Children’s Hospital & Medical Center: Testing and MISC screening information (1/22)
AAP Updated Pandemic Guidance on School & Sports: Interim guidance for schools and returning to sports (1/22)
HealthyChildren.org Article: Face Masks for Children During COVID-19
Lessons Learned From the Pediatric Overflow Planning Contingency Response Network: A Transdisciplinary Virtual Collaboration Addressing Health System Fragmentation and Disparity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Lessons Learned From COVID-19:
A Practical Guide for Pediatric Facility Preparedness and
These CDC resources include guidance for pediatric providers as well as articles and resources to educate parents.
After working to carry forward COVID-19 vaccine recommendations for adolescents 12 years and older, Amanda Cohn, M.D., FAAP, expressed relief at being able to take her daughter to receive her first dose.
Dr. Cohn, executive secretary of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), joined an AAP town hall that provided updates on COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents and discussed myths circulating online. Also participating in the virtual meeting were Yvonne “Bonnie” Maldonado, M.D., FAAP, chair of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases (COID), and Anne R. Edwards, M.D., FAAP, AAP chief population health officer.
The AAP and CDC recently released recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines in children and adolescents. Both organizations support coadministration of COVID-19 vaccine with other routine child and adolescent vaccines….
This ECHO series is made possible through a grant the Nebraska Chapter AAP received from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and American Academy of Pediatrics. The sessions were hosted in partnership with Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Project ECHO.
Triage And Response Protocols, Risk Recognition, And Communication
Presented by: Russell McCullough, MD, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center 2/3/21
Presented by: Bob Rauner, MD, MPH, Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln 2/17/21
Applying the Current IPC Guidance for COVID-19 Precautions To Your Job and Facility
Presented by: Angie Kratochvil-Stava, MD, Children’s Clinic – Kearney 3/3/21
Clinical Evidence and Basics of Transmission: COVID-19
Presented by: Alice Sato, MD, PhD, UNMC, Children’s Specialty Physicians 3/17/21
Voices for Children
Through its “Vote Kids Nebraska” project, Voices for Children recently asked legislative candidates across Nebraska questions about their stances on youth issues so you don’t have to!
Webinars on Advocacy Basics:
Identify Your Nebraska Senator – https://nebraskalegislature.gov/senators/senator_find.php
AAP State Advocacy Resources – www.aap.org/stateadvocacy
Contact the AAP State Advocacy Team – firstname.lastname@example.org
Voices for Children 2020 Pro-Kid Legislative Scorecard – https://voicesforchildren.com/2020scorecard/