The Covid-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented challenges for health care providers and caregivers worldwide. This set of communication guides aims to assist health care providers in communicating with children about the Covid-19 pandemic, reinforcing healthy behaviors among their patients, and supporting caregivers in ensuring the health and well-being of their children at home. The guides consist of age-appropriate communication best practices, evidence-based guiding principles, example statements, and visual resources for children, providers, and caregivers.

There are three downloadable versions of this resource for the following age groups:

  1. Early Childhood (infant – 4 years)
  2. School-age Children (ages 5-11)
  3. Teens (ages 12-19)