Coronavirus and Children

Wondering about the impact the virus is having on your children? This 3-part video series created with H.E.L.P Kids, answers important questions parents and carers have about coronavirus and children. Information reflects NHS guidance as of 03 April 2020.

How do I keep my child healthy during the coronavirus pandemic?

What can I do if I think my child has coronavirus?

When should I get medical help for my unwell or injured child during the coronavirus pandemic?

Websites you can count on for information

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health – This resource list for parents and carers is being updated regularly to help you find information on everything COVID-19 related.

World Health Organization – Here are some great infographics and tips on parenting in the time of COVID-19.

Public Health England – This guide is for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

NHS – Here is some advice from the NHS on self-isolation if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus.

England Department for Education – Check out this guide if you have any questions about the closure of schools and childcare settings.

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Anyone near a computer with a bit of time this PM may be interested in free online seminar (Childhood Asthma), presented by Dr. Ian Sinha. It is hosted by Alder Hey as part of their Global Paediatric Series; definitely worth a watch if you can manage.