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Caring for Children: Tips to keep children healthy while school’s out
The Centers for Disease Control created this resource to help parents keep children healthy, look out for symptoms of COVID-19 and continue learning.
Start Simple with MyPlate: Food Planning During the Coronavirus Pandemic
This guide contains information on food planning, including what to buy, how much to buy, and preparation tips.
Health at Home
CATCH Global Foundation has assembled a free set of lessons and resources to help teachers continue to provide health education, nutrition education and physical activity instruction to students remotely.
COVID-19 School Response and Operationalizing CDC Guidelines Webinar
This webinar features the lived experiences of school cleaning leaders from K-12 districts and higher education who have deployed rapid responses to operationalize the CDC’s guidance. This session builds on the previous two webinars in this series.
COVID-19 and K-12 Response Webinar
This webinar features the lived experiences of school cleaning leaders from K-12 districts who have deployed rapid responses to operationalize the CDC’s guidance and a robust Q&A session.
COVID-19 and University Response Webinar
This webinar features the lived experiences of school cleaning leaders who have deployed rapid responses to operationalize the CDC’s guidance and a robust Q&A session.
Healthychildren.org: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The American Pediatrics Association offers families information about COVID-19, including how to keep family members healthy, symptoms of the virus, and how to care for a family member who has contracted the virus.
CDC: Clean & Disinfect Guidelines for Households
This guidance provides recommendations on the cleaning and disinfection of households where persons under investigation or those with confirmed COVID-19 reside or may be in self-isolation. It is aimed at limiting the survival of the virus in the environment. These recommendations will be updated if additional information becomes available. These guidelines are focused on household settings and are meant for the general public.
National Association of School Psychologists and National Association of School Nurses: Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource
This document provides guidance to parents on how to minimize anxiety for children while also providing factual, age appropriate information on how best to avoid the infection and spread of disease. This resource is also available in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Amharic.
Food Research and Action Center: An Advocate’s Guide to the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)
Learn how D-SNAP works and what advocates, elected officials, and service providers can do to reduce hunger and food insecurity before, during, and after a disaster. The guide draws on the experience of domestic disasters, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma in 2005; Hurricane Sandy in 2012; Hurricane Matthew in 2015; and many others.
CDC: Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy When School Is Out
This resource provides steps for protecting children from getting sick with COVID-19, guidance around social interactions between children, and reported symptoms for children who have contracted COVID-19.