Focus On Family: Advice on talking to your kids about COVID-19 concerns

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Dr. Bridget Wild, MD, a pediatrician with NorthShore University HealthSystem

NorthShore University HealthSystem

http://www.northshore.org

HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

  • Be honest but don’t overshare
  • Meet them where they are at developmentally
  • Ask them, “What have you heard?”
  • Talk in a calm state; soothing voice
  • Discuss prevention-handwashing, cough pocket, etc…

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