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COVID-19 Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person. Many students may face greater food insecurity, loss of family income, loss of family members due to the coronavirus, and fear of catching the virus themselves.

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) guide for parents UNICEF Parenting offers articles and resources to help parents support their children’s physical and emotional well-being during COVID-19. Resources include information about coping, health & wellness, learning to play during social distancing, and supporting children’s mental health as they return to school.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Videos for Kids and Parents

Help parents to explain COVID-19 to children using relatable animation. Video topics include social distancing, fear related to COVID-19, why people are wearing masks, how to stop the spread of germs, and when to seek medical care.

EACHBREATH. Top Story: COVID-19. Protecting yourself and loved ones…

 

https://operationparent.org/resource-type/webinar/  A platform sourced with the “must know” material for anyone raising teens and preteens, curated from leading experts and our own experiences as parents. E-books, webinars and videos for parents and teachers of fourth grade to high school students.

Mental Health & Covid-19 Resources – Resources For Immediate Response, Mental Health & Wellness Webinars, & Information (Tips for Social Distancing, Protecting Your Mental Health, When Home Becomes The Work Place, etc.), and Online Peer Support.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Parenting Resources During COVID-19

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta developed a resource guide dedicated to providing parents information on COVID-19 and helping children cope during the pandemic.

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How to Protect Yourself & Others from

COVID-19

1 Know how it spreads

  • There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
  • The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.

2 Wash your hands often

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

3 Avoid close contact

  • Inside your home: Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • If possible, maintain 6 feet between the person who is sick and other household members.
  • Outside your home: Put 6 feet of distance between yourself and people who don’t live in your household.

4 Cover coughs and sneezes

  • Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow and do not spit.
  • Throw used tissues in the trash.
  • Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.