COVID-19 Resources for School Nurses
School nurses play an important role in supporting student health and success. These resources will support you in that role during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alliance for a Healthier Generation COVID-19 Resource Hub
Healthier Generation provides free, evidence-based resources to support the physical, social, and emotional health of children and their caregivers. Here you will find a selection of these resources designed to support parents and educators in reducing stress, eating healthy, moving regularly, getting quality sleep, and more.
CDC: Talking with Children about COVID-19– Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children
As public conversations around COVID-19 increase, children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with the virus. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. The CDC has created guidance to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can avoid getting and spreading the disease. This resource is also available in Spanish.
Coronavirus: Information for AFT Nurses and Health Professional members and employers
Healthcare workers are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Protecting them from being exposed to COVID-19 is critically important so that they can continue to care for patients, avoid spreading the infection, and safeguarded their own health. The American Federation of Teachers provides information on what nurses and health professionals can do to protect themselves and others.
National Association of School Nurses: Coronavirus Disease 2019 Resources
This catalogue of resources includes special guidance to school nurses in preparing and responding to COVID-19 in their communities, as well as general guidance on COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and various other health and education organizations.