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Kids' Health Tips

Young girl getting a vaccine Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Douglas Mitchell
Monday, June 29, 2020

Tear-Free Vaccination Tips for Kids

It’s most critical for children 2 and under have received their vaccinations. Keep your kids calm during vaccinations with these tips from Dr. Douglas Mitchell. Read full post>>

Mother and son in at home under pandemic quarantine. Mother and son sitting next to window in masks as mom puts hand sanitizer on boy's hands. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Eric Lowe
Monday, June 08, 2020

How to Protect Children with a Compromised Immune System

There are many things parents and caregivers can do to protect their immunocompromised child during the pandemic. CHKD oncologist Dr. Eric Lowe has these tips. 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>>

Mom comforting young daughter Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Virginia Beach Mass Shooting Anniversary: Helping Children Cope

The anniversary of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach is bound to bring back painful memories. We shouldn’t forget that children may also be struggling with emotions. 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>>