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COVID-19

Man wearing face mask with a valve during doctor's visit Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Victor Mickunas
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Face Masks with Valves Not Effective Against Spread of COVID-19

To protect our patients, their families, and our staff from COVID-19, we’re asking people not to use face masks with small plastic valves in the front panel. Read full post>>

Blonde little toddler child wearing protective mask, playing on the playground Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Amy Hedges
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

COVID-19 Summer Safety Tips

COVID-19 is still circulating, and even increasing in some areas. Put safety first with these tips for play dates, child care, and more during the pandemic. Read full post>>

Baker-Breastfeeding and COVID-Small Posted By: Team NICU 101, Ashlynn Baker, BSN, RN, IBCLC
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Feeding Your NICU Baby During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents wonder if it’s safe to provide breast milk for their NICU baby. Not only is your breast milk safe, it is beneficial. Read full post>>

Upset boy sitting by the window, wearing surgical mask. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. James Paulson, PhD
Friday, June 05, 2020

Helping Children with Anxiety During a Pandemic

Children with anxiety need support from their caregivers, particularly during times of increased fear and uncertainty. Parents may find these strategies helpful. Read full post>>

 Children wearing face masks and staying at home. They are leaning over sofa and looking at the camera. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason
Monday, June 01, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic: How Can We Reduce Long-Term Impact on Children’s Mental Health?

COVID-19 has affected everyone. While most children haven’t experienced the infection, they’ve all been exposed to life changes and stresses. Here's how to help. Read full post>>

Father putting mask on his daughter Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Laura Sass
Friday, May 22, 2020

COVID-19 and Children: What We Know So Far

Dr. Laura Sass, medical director of infection prevention and control at CHKD shares what we know so far about kids and COVID-19. Read full post>>