Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know
For Families - Returning to School During COVID-19
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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.
Returning to school, whether virtually or in person is a difficult decision for parents this fall. Children’s National Hospital is lending its COVID-19 expertise to help parents understand the current situation and make decisions that keep children safe and strong this academic year. Our goal is to ensure all children reach optimal health and achieve their full academic potential.
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Webinar Series: Returning to School Safe and Strong
Join us for a webinar series about how schools can learn to reopen safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch our experts discuss topics like what to expect with virtual learning, returning to sports and more.
Returning to Sports: What Communities Need to Know
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many communities are trying to figure out the safest way to restart youth sports leagues. We provide guidelines for minimizing risk to our young athletes and all those involved in youth sports.
Returning to School During the Pandemic: FAQs
We understand that families may have many questions about returning to school during the pandemic. Our FAQs provide valuable information to families about COVID-19 transmission in children, masks, school buses and more.
Tips for Successful Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Education experts at Children’s National Hospital have developed these tips for success during distance learning. Learn how you can support your child and communicate effectively while attending school online.
Mental Health Resources
To help you talk with your child and know the signs of depression, anxiety or other mental health conditions, take a look at these information sheets prepared by our mental health experts at Children's National Hospital. Learn more about topics like depression warning signs and helping kids manage stress and anxiety.
Us DC Health Matters Connect
Families are encouraged to use our free online resources directory to help search and connect with an array of free and reduced cost social service programs throughout the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and the surrounding area, including Montgomery and Prince George’s County and Northern Virginia.
Public Health Guidelines for Returning to School
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released guidance for school re-entry to ensure school districts are considering all of the risks of children and adolescents not being in schools – not just the risks of spreading COVID-19.