HOW CAN I TALK TO MY CHILD/CHILDREN ABOUT COVID-19?
Concern over this new virus can make children and families anxious. While we don’t know where and to what extent the disease may spread in the United States, we do know it is contagious, the severity of illness can vary from individual to individual, and there are steps we can all take to prevent the spread of infection.
Acknowledging some level of concern, without panicking, is appropriate and can result in taking actions that reduce the risk of illness. CLICK HERE FOR HELPFUL GUIDELINES provided by the National Association of School Psychologist and the National Association of School Nurses.
Also consider visiting the following sites for tips on talking to children about COVID-19: