The resurgence of COVID-19 cases following the emergence of the delta variant has strained hospitals and healthcare systems across the country and has started to impact our region as well. One of the most effective methods to combat the emergence of new variants and to minimize the potentially devastating impacts of this disease is to get fully vaccinated. The vaccines available in the US are very effective and importantly, extremely safe – even in pregnant and lactating women. The use of these vaccines is strongly supported by the CDC, The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Society for Maternal and Fetal Medicine, which have all independently looked at the clinical data. Your Women’s Care provider is happy to answer any questions you may have. Please get your vaccination today if you haven’t already and help protect your neighbors and those in our population who can’t yet get vaccinated – our children under 12.