Proper masking, hand hygiene, social distancing and self-screening are important steps in preventing the spread of COVID-19. These steps are even more important as children return to school, daycare and sports-related activities. Our experts share advice and tips to help keep your kids and family safe. If these steps are followed closely, there is a low transmission rate of COVID-19 from child to child and child to parent.
How Do We Keep Our Kids Safe
Dr. Donald A. Plumley
Chief Quality Officer, Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Resources to Keep Your Family Safe
Knowing how to properly wear a face mask helps prevent the virus from spreading through respiratory droplets.
Washing hands regularly and properly helps kill the coronavirus and is the number one way to prevent the spread from person to person.
Social distancing is a way to create more space between people to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.
Early recognition of COVID-19 symptoms can greatly reduce the risk of spreading the virus. It is important you and your family review symptoms and self-screen every day.
Downloadable Resource Packet
Keeping your kids and family safe as they return to school can be overwhelming. We’re here to help. We’ve developed a resource packet with guides on wearing a mask properly, hand hygiene, tracking symptoms and more. Download for your home or share with family and friends.