Talking to Children About COVID-19
NASP: Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource
A new type of coronavirus, abbreviated COVID-19, is causing an outbreak of respiratory (lung) disease. It was first detected in China and has now been detected internationally. While the immediate health risk in the United States is low, it is important to plan for any possible outbreaks if the risk level increases in the future.
CDC: Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019:
As public conversations around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase, children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with COVID-19.
10 tips for talking about COVID-19 with your kids
If you are a parent or caregiver and feeling unsure about what to share, how much to say, and ways to navigate COVID-19when so much is uncertain, you’re not alone. Families the world over are with you on this one. Here are some tips to get you through as the outbreak continues.
How to Talk to Your Kids about COVID-19
Schools and community organizations around the country have begun announcing closures due to coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are a parent, you have likely started thinking about how your children may have been impacted by the news.