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Exceptional Parent Magazine features Special Olympics COVID-19 Vaccine Materials

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The following is an excerpt from the article titled Special Olympics Launches COVID Vaccine Education Materials for People with ID published by Exceptional Parent Magazine.

In March, Special Olympics launched an education and advocacy toolkit of COVID-19 vaccine and prevention resources designed to inform the Special Olympics community about the COVID-19 vaccine. Special Olympics athletes, coaches, caregivers and the entire healthcare community can benefit from these easily accessible and informative tools to better understand the COVID-19 vaccines and tips on continuing to practice prevention to keep safe from the virus.

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