Many traditional storytime activities at libraries may still be suspended due to COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean your little ones can’t experience a new book read by someone new. Frances Dolan, a distinguished professor of English, has read several books in the courtyard of Shields Library. Videos of those stories are available on the library’s YouTube channel.
Med students meet their ‘matches’
Update on the UC Davis Health falcon cam
Since at least 2015, peregrine falcons have made their home on the roof of the UC Davis Medical Center. This year, if everything goes well, the chick(s) will be hatching toward the end of April. Typically, three to four eggs are laid, with only two or three birds successfully hatching. Learn more and see highlights from past years in the above video. The falcons can also be seen on a live webcam.
Vaccines for pregnant or nursing women?
Should pregnant or breastfeeding mothers get vaccinated for COVID-19? Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children's Hospital, answers questions about how the vaccines work, if anything can be transferred to the baby, and why the coronavirus can potentially cause serious issues for both mother and child.