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American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics

Colorado parents are trying to get around school mask mandates with dubious doctor’s notes

Pediatricians across the state are being bombarded with requests for doctor’s notes as parents try to get their kids exempt from wearing a mask at school despite few medical-based reasons to do so.


Colorado pediatricians, educators to Gov. Jared Polis: Act now to protect in-person school

“As community spread increases, in-person school will be less and less feasible," wrote members of the Colorado chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics


Colorado’s already low childhood vaccination rates plummet as parents put off doctor visits

Colorado families are avoiding vaccination appointments for fear of exposure to the coronavirus and doctors worry risk of a different disease outbreak is rising.