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Help Stop Spread of Covid-19 in Children

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HELP STOP SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN CHILDREN

Ways to Protect Children from getting and spreading COVID-19:

WASH HANDS
Make sure your child washes their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
AVOID CLOSE CONTACT
Keep your child at least 6 feet away from others who don’t live with them and those who are sick (such as coughing and sneezing).
LIMIT IN-PERSON PLAYTIME AND CONNECT VIRTUALLY WITH OTHER CHILDREN

CDC recognizes this pandemic has been stressful to many. Socializing and interacting with peers can be a healthy way for children to cope with stress and connect with others. However, the key to slowing the spread of

COVID-19 is to limit close contact with others as much as possible.

Content source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases