The Consumer Healthcare Products Association, which represents three major manufacturers of children’s pain and fever medications, said their members are working round the clock to alleviate the shortages.
The financial requirements of the public emergency on Medicaid have become a burden to states, according to the the letter signed by Gov. Chris Sununu, Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker, and 23 other governors.
It is recommended that anyone 12 or older who completed their COVID-19 primary series or received a booster dose at least two months ago get the updated booster, according to State Epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan.
Habits that people developed during the pandemic like mask wearing, social distancing, and frequent hand washing are always good practices, according to Wentworth-Douglass infectious disease physician Dr. John Mendoza.
"At this point in the pandemic, we are no longer recommending universal face masks for people in indoor public locations unless a person is required to wear a face mask for their specific situation," state epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan said.