Here is a helpful article on the risks of summer activities: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/23/861325631/from-camping-to-dining-out-heres-how-experts-rate-the-risks-of-14-summer-activit
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Dear Blue Fish Family, This timely and excellent article (link below) is essentially how we have been answering patients when asked, "What is safe and what would you feel safe doing with your family?" https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/05/restaurants-stores-reopen-dos-and-donts/611314/?fbclid=IwAR2uW9uvoNmc2JbuCLii04-vgweSA104Wp-sLbDGRI3CNZqL0ahTboISZpY Hopefully this article will help guide you as you plan for the next couple months. Wishing your family a safe [...]
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created a helpful COVID-19 page that we encourage you to visit: https://healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.aspx
Please read this helpful American Academy of Pediatrics article on the CDC recommendation that children over age 2 wear face masks during COVID-19: https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/masks-and-children-during-covid-19/
Read this helpful article by healthychildren.org with tips on parenting while the kids are at home. https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/family-dynamics/communication-discipline/Pages/Positive-Parenting-and-COVID-19_10-Tips.aspx
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pediatric FAQs Dr. Peter Jung Updated 3/13/2020 Kids may be developing less severe symptoms, but does that have any potential impact on the possibility of reinfection? No one knows for sure, but most children likely develop at least short-term immunity to the specific Coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But just as the flu [...]
Please follow the CDC guidelines for what to do if you are sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-2019). https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/steps-when-sick.html
The following comic can be found at https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus