New Parent Resources around COVID testing from the AAP

Posted on October 07, 2020

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS OFFERS PARENT RESOURCES

The AAP website for parents, HealthyChildren.org, offers information that may be used by media outlets with appropriate attribution. This week:

Should Your Child be Tested for COVID-19?

Many families are asking whether their children should be tested for COVID-19. The AAP encourages parents to talk to their child's doctor about testing. Your pediatrician can help determine when testing m​​ay be a good idea based on infection rates and availability of tests in your area. Find information here.

Other Resources:

https://nyulangone.org/news/covid-19-mental-health-resources-families/covid-19-mental-health-resources-families-2020

https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/mentalhealth/children

https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/patients/coronavirus-information/family-resources/mental-emotional-health

https://www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/guide-to-mental-health-resources/families-and-children

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/parental-resource-kit/index.html