What patients and families need to know
Coronavirus Webinars for Families
Children's National Hospital is hosting webinars to help our families through COVID-19, including a series for high school students about the effects of the pandemic, family town halls and interviews with Children’s National experts about pandemic parenting.
Pandemic Parenting on Facebook Live
Watch Barbara Harrison interview a Children’s National expert on all things COVID-19 every Wednesday on Facebook.
Protecting Your Family From Coronavirus
March 16, 2020: In this recorded session, infectious disease specialist Nada Harik, M.D., answered parents' questions about coronavirus and how you can protect your family.
Access recordings for the family town halls we hosted on:
Each week in May, NBC 4’s Barbara Harrison interviewed a Children’s National Hospital expert, covering topics related to parenting during a pandemic. View episodes from past weeks:
Topic: COVID-19 and Mythbusters
Date: May 6, 2020
Expert: Bernhard Wiedermann, M.D., M.A.
Topic: COVID-19 Sleep Schedules
Date: May 13, 2020
Expert: Daniel Lewin, Ph.D.
Topic: The Need for Well Child Visits
Date: May 20, 2020
Expert: Alsan Bellard Jr., M.D.
Topic: COVID-19 & Your Child's Mental Health
Date: May 27, 2020
Expert: Laura Gray, Ph.D.
Topic: Giving Effective Commands
Target Age Group: 3-18 year olds
Presenter: Erica Eisenman, Psy.D.
Dates: May 26-28, 2020
Topic: Encouraging Good Behavior: Differential Attention
Target Age Group: 2-12 year olds
Presenter: Nikita Rodrigues, Ph.D.
Dates: May 20-21, 2020
Topic: Encouraging Good Behavior: Special Playtime
Target Age Group: 2-8 year olds
Presenter: Avante Smack, Ph.D.
Date: May 14, 2020
Topic: Managing School Work
Target Age Group: 6-18 year olds
Presenter: Cecilia Rowland, Ed.D.
Dates: May 6-7, 2020
The Child Health Advocacy Institute at Children's National Hospital hosted a three-part series for high school students about the effects of the pandemic.
Topic: What Does Coronavirus Mean to Me?
Date: May 6, 2020
Topic: Protecting My Mental Health
Date: May 7, 2020
Topic: How Do I Take Care of Myself During the Pandemic?
Date: May 8, 2020