Supporting Children and Adolescents During COVID-19

Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping make sense of what children and adolescents hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. Dr. Melissa Brymer from the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Network joined the CDC EPIC team on Wednesday, July 22. They discussed possible supports to use during COVID-19 and NCTSN’s resources and outlined how to have conversations with children and adolescents.

I Think or Know I had COVID-19, and I had Symptoms. When Can I Be With Others?

If you have or think you might have COVID-19, it is important to stay home and away from others. When you can be around others depends on different factors for different situations.

Considerations for bars and restaurants

Learn how bars and restaurants can protect employees, customers, and their community from COVID-19.

Faith Leaders: Overcome the Stigma of COVID-19 by Caring, Connecting, and Celebrating

This video describes strategies that global faith leaders can use to prevent and overcome stigma related to COVID-19 in their communities.

Visiting friends and family with certain medical conditions​

When you visit friends & family who are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, take these important steps. Wear cloth face coverings. Stay 6 at least feet apart. Meet outside if possible. Wash your hands often. Sanitize all touched surfaces.

Stop the Spread of Germs

If you are traveling, help stop the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses by following these steps.

Key Times to Practice Social Distancing

Learn when it’s most important to keep 6 feet of space from other people.

Key Times to Wear Gloves

Learn when gloves are recommended to stay safe from COVID-19.

Key Times to Wash Your Hands

Learn when it’s most important to wash your hands to stay safe from COVID-19.