Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know
Children's National Hospital is proud to join leading health systems from across the country in support of the #MaskUp campaign. We encourage all Americans to embrace this simple ask: Wear. Care. Share. Wearing is caring. And together, we are saving lives.
Here are some helpful resources to help you and your family #MaskUp:
Watch the video
What is Coronavirus?
This educational video for kids can help you explain the coronavirus to your child. It goes over what the virus is and how to keep yourself, and your family, safe and healthy.
Helping Kids with Autism Get Used to Wearing Face Masks
Here are a few tips to help you introduce a face mask to your child with autism and to help him or her become comfortable wearing one.
Should Children Wear Masks?
The short answer is yes, children 2 years and older should wear a cloth face covering when they’re in places outside their homes where social distancing (staying 6 feet away from people) is not possible, such as the pharmacy or grocery store.