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COVID-19 Resources from Johns Hopkins Children's Center

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During this stressful time, we are here to help. Below is a list of resources we have created to help children and families cope with rapidly changing guidelines.

Virtual Town Halls

Join us for a series of virtual town halls for patients, family members and caregivers to hear from Johns Hopkins Children's Center experts about the current state of care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resources for Kids and Families

Sharable resources, including videos and an activity book, created by Johns Hopkins Children's Center Child Life specialists and others for children and caregivers affected by COVID-19. Available in English, Spanish and Arabic.

Articles and Information for Caregivers

Articles from experts across Johns Hopkins Medicine, including a hand-washing infographic, for parents and caregivers.


Kids and COVID-19 | FAQ with a Johns Hopkins Children's Center Pediatrician

Pediatrician Rachel Thornton answers common questions about the effects of COVID-19 on children and families.

COVID-19: A Child’s Perspective

Pediatrician Rachel Thornton and pediatric psychiatrist Hal Kronsberg discuss symptoms of COVID-19 and strategies to talk about COVID with children and adolescents.



Community Resources

Helping families connect to community resources is critical to our mission. Download our comprehensive guide.


The generosity of our Hopkins community helps us to support COVID-19 patient care and research, including things like hospital supplies, protective gear and respiratory equipment. Select "COVID-19 Pediatrics" from the pull-down menu to donate to the pediatric effort.

For Healthcare Providers

Talking Points for Pediatric Clinicians and Families

Talking points about COVID-19 for clinicians to share with families. Also available in Spanish.

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