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Talking With Children About COVID-19

Concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) can make children and families anxious.  Even though parents may be feeling a great deal of stress and anxiety themselves, it's important to keep the lines of communication open with children. Talk to your child about the outbreak - try to stay calm, and reassure them that they are safe. If appropriate, explain to them that most illness from COVID-19 seems to be mild. Children respond differently to stressful situations than adults.  Please click through the links below to explore additional informational resources.