COVID-19 Resources for Kids and Families
We know this is a difficult and stressful time for families. Our Child Life specialists and other experts throughout Johns Hopkins Children's Center have come up with resources to share with children and their caregivers.
The COVID-19 Vaccine: A Guide for Teens
How it works, how to cope and myths vs. facts about the COVID-19 vaccine
Video: Welcome to Surgery
In this video, our Surgery Care Team shows children and families the changes put in place to ensure your child's safety during COVID-19.
What is COVID-19 (for patients)?
COVID-19 Testing Preparation
What is COVID-19 (for all children)?
What Caregivers Should Expect
What Patients Should Expect
COVID-19 Activity Book
Personal Protective Equipment for Kids
Explanation of medical workers' personal protective equipment for children. English
How to Talk to Kids about COVID-19
Caregivers often worry that talking about difficult topics with children and teenagers will lead to increased worry and anxiety. These tips from our pediatric psychologists and Child Life specialists can help decrease stress and improve coping. English
A Teen's Guide to Understanding and Coping with COVID-19
Being a teenager right now is particularly difficult. Feeling stress is normal. Being able to identify what is causing you stress is helpful. English
COVID-19 Caregiver Stress Reduction Workbook
Tips for parents and caregivers who are experiencing stress. English
COVID-19 Testing Tents
What children and teens should expect during COVID-19 testing. English
A Young Adult's Guide of Things to Do at Home
Resources and ideas to combat loneliness and boredom. English
Mindful Parenting Zoom Series
In this series of Zoom videos, child psychologist Carisa Parrish walks caregivers through various strategies for helping families cope with COVID-19: