As public conversations around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase, children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with COVID-19. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. CDC has created guidance to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can avoid getting and spreading the disease.
Please read complete important information at the links below:
Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource from the National Association of School Psychologists
Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019: Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Visit https://www.asthealth.org/covid-19 for more information and contact information.