Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19
Posted on 03/17/2020
Parents and Guardians:

With so much happening surrounding the Coronavirus, and with kids being away from school for an extended period of time, we wanted to provide a resource for you when talking with your kids.

Please click on this link to find guidelines put together by the National Association of School Pychologists.
In this document, you'll find important reminders and advice such as:
  • Remain calm and reassuring.
  • Make yourself available.
  • Avoid excessive blaming.
  • Monitor television viewing and social media.
  • Maintain a normal routine to the extent possible.
  • Be honest and accurate.
  • Know the symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Review and model basic hygiene and healthy lifestyle practices for protection.
  • Take Time to Talk.
  • Keep Explanations Age Appropriate.
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