Covid-19Stories to Inspire

Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies Press Release–OACAS has partnered with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), physicians from COVID VaccineMax the Vax, a caricature of a needle, fends off the COVID virus and waves proudly. Facts on Instagram, and other health care organizations to provide resources and information about the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. The aim of the campaign is to make available the best information to support and educate caregivers, professional staff, and young people about COVID-19, the vaccine, and how to make the right decision about getting vaccinated.

The campaign uses Max the Vax, a personified caricature of a needle, to create a playful and comfortable space for children and families to learn about the COVID-19 vaccine and feel safe about vaccinations. The campaign site includes a set of Max Facts (i.e. frequently asked questions), curated resources for caregivers and kids, and tips on how to engage others in the campaign.

Read the rest of the press release here.