COVID-19 Update:Learn where you can get your child vaccinated, as well as other important facts about COVID-19.
For Referring Physicians
Dr. Bear Bites: Returning to School Safe and Strong
Access video resources from Children’s National experts regarding the safe return to the classroom.
Primary care pediatricians and other child health providers are on the front lines of caring for children and advising families during this pandemic. Parents are turning to you to understand how to navigate the return to school, keep their child healthy and address the stressors and anxiety associated with the return to school.
Pediatricians and other child health providers also play an important role in vaccinating children and adolescents for routine childhood immunizations and the COVID-19 vaccine.
Children’s National Hospital has compiled information and presented webinars that can help you advise families in your practice.
Questions? Contact us.
Public Health Guidelines for Returning to School
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released guidance for the safe return of children to the classroom for in-person learning this fall.
Mental Health Resources
For providers who want to help parents talk with their children 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.
Returning to School: Education-Based Concerns
As school districts in our region announce their plans for the fall, primary care practices play an important role in preparing children and families for return-to-school and in supporting them throughout the school year. Here are some items to consider as you counsel parents and kids on the return to learning.
Returning to School: Health-Related Concerns
Primary care pediatricians have been – and will continue to be – on the front lines of care for children who are exposed to COVID-19. The pandemic has created a number of ancillary health concerns among the children we care for. We’ve compiled some topics to consider as you conduct well child visits.
Playing Sports During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Communities Need to Know
As schools reopen this fall, communities are trying to figure out the safest way for children to participate in sports. We provide guidelines for minimizing risk to our young athletes and all those involved in youth sports.