Coronavirus Advice for Parents

Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Resource for Parents

We know how frightening the spread of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) must be for parents. Get answers to your frequently asked questions in this Q & A with CHOC experts.

What to do if your child needs care during COVID-19

If your child is ill, injured, due for a vaccination, experiencing a mental health issue or a flare up of a chronic condition, what should you do? Contact their pediatrician or specialist? Call a nurse helpline? Visit the emergency department? Follow these recommendations to help you decide where to go for your child’s care.

Tips from our Experts

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For Logan, who has complex congenital heart disease, vaccine eligibility ensured safety from a life-threatening virus.

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In this Q&A with CHOC pediatrician Dr. Rebecca Barros, learn how to keep your children healthy at school this fall.

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In this Q & A, Dr. Sheila Modir, a pediatric psychologist, discusses what parents need to know to support their kids going back to school.

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Dr. Rebecca Barros, a CHOC pediatrician, answers parent’s questions about the ever-changing pandemic and new delta COVID-19 variant.

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A pediatric infectious disease expert helps parents choose which activities are safe for kids still too young to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Learn more about the link between myocarditis and the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and why health experts still recommend people receive the vaccine.

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