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Cover for the Kids


Cover for the kids of St. Jude.  
Cover for the kids in your community. 
Cover for the kids in your life.

Dr. James R. Downing in a mask

An Open Letter from James R. Downing M.D., President and CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Our request is simple: Have children wear a mask when they are in school. Wear a mask whenever you are in public. 


It is a personal choice. Please make the right choice. 

Make the choice to protect our children. Wear a mask. Get vaccinated. Encourage others to do the same.

James R. Downing, M.D.

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During the past months, St. Jude has created one of the safest harbors against COVID-19 in the nation. Protective measures include a first-of-its-kind COVID-19 screening program for employees, patients and families; campus zoning; reduced personnel and visitor access; and heightened infection-control procedures. We need your help to keep our campus safe. 


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