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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