AAP COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

AAP Critical Updates on COVID-19: Email for questions or comments related to the pandemic.

Maine Health and Human Services Coronavirus Resources


COVID-19 and Children Data Report: Tracks the number of children infected with COVID-19 by state.

Maine CDC’s COVID-19 Data Website: Data on COVID-19 can be filtered by age, gender, county, and outcome.


COVID Is More Like Smoking Than the Flu — The Atlantic

Long COVID Kids: Learn more about long COVID and spread awareness.

Long COVID Support: Read stories and find other resources to support those with long COVID.

Long-Haul COVID-19 in Children and Teens

RECOVER: Join a study near you to help scientists understand long COVID.

Young People and Long Covid — John Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine

Return to Sports and Physical Activity:

P​​ediatric Clearance to Begin Return to Activity following COVID-19 Infection: Children under 12 need to adhere to the same guidelines for getting cleared (i.e. page one of the letter), but once they are cleared, they do NOT need to follow the structured return to play required of kids ages 13 and older.

Return to Play After COVID-19 Infection

Return to Sports and Physical Activity

Social Support:

AccessMaine Online Resource Guide

COVID-19 Community Services Referral Form: Social Support services are available to ensure that people affected by COVID-19 can safely isolate and quarantine. Use one form per household and services will be provided by location. The more information we have the better able we are to serve the household.

Referral Services for Families with Young Children

Statewide Community Resources


5 Reasons to Vaccinate

AAP COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Toolkit Updated AAP

AAP Policy: COVID-19 Vaccines in Children and Adolescents

Considerations for COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics through Pediatric Practices

COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist for Kids

COVID-19 Vaccination Community Clinic Application

COVID-19 Vaccine Education Effort Videos — AD Council & CDC

COVID-19 Vaccine in Children and AdolescentPediatrics Journal

Getting Vaccinated for COVID 19: Youth 6 months – 17 years old

Greater than COVID Digital Toolkit

Kids and the COVID-19 Vaccine Video Series

Protecting your child with the COVID-19 vaccine

The Science Behind COVID-19 Vaccines: Parent FAQs

Vaccine Locations in Maine


How Schools and Early Care and Education (ECE) Programs Can Support COVID-19 Vaccination

Maine Department of Education (DOE) Toolkit

Operational Guidance for K-12 Schools and Early Care and Education Programs to Support Safe In-Person Learning — CDC