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Resources on COVID-19 and Staying Healthy

Resources on COVID-19 and Staying Healthy

Resources for children

BrainPOP: Coronavirus (4-minute video, activities, and games)

National Public Radio: Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus

PBS Kids: How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus (includes a list of videos, games, and activities about handwashing and staying healthy at the bottom of the article)

Resources for Educators and Child Care Providers

Child Care Aware of America: Coronavirus: What Child Care Providers Need to Know (online article)

CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Guidance for School Settings Before and After an Outbreak (online article)

CDC: Resources for Institutes of Higher Education (online article)

Head Start Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center: Coronavirus Prevention and Response (online article)

National Alliance to End Homelessness: COVID-19: What state and local leaders can do for homeless populations

U.S. Department of Education: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students (PDF)

U.S. Department of Education: Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak (PDF)

Resources for Parents and Other Caregivers - Overall guides to COVID-19 and staying healthy

American Academy of Pediatrics: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (online article; en español)

CDC: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (online article)

Generations United: COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Grandfamilies and Multigenerational Families

National Child Traumatic Stress Network : Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (PDF; en español)

Talking to children about COVID-19

Boston Children’s Hospital: How to Talk to Your Children About Coronavirus (video)

CDC: Talking with Children about the Coronavirus Disease 2019: Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children (online article)

Zero to Three: Tips for Families: Talking About the Coronavirus (online article)

Child Mind Institute: Talking to Your Children about the Coronavirus (4-minute video; en español)

Zero to Three: Why are People Wearing Masks? Why are People Covering Their Faces? (article)

Keeping kids busy and socially connected

The Atlantic: How Parents Can Keep Kids Busy (and Learning) in Quarantine (online article)

Louisiana State University: Supporting Young Children Isolated Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) (PDF)

Zero to Three: Five Tips to Make the Most of Video Chats (online article)

Self-care for adults

CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Manage anxiety and stress

Zero to Three: Young Children at Home during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Importance of Self-Care (online article)

(Source: Child Trends)

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