Coronavirus Information

Information and Advice Resources

Unfortunately although lockdown is being eased the Coronavirus won’t be going away anytime soon. We will keep adding useful information below:

 

Public Health England has produced an easy read and visual guide on Coronavirus and hygiene.

Advice on the Coronavirus

 

BBC News has a useful article to explain the virus and risk to children. Although it encourages them to take preventive measures and hygiene seriously, do not over-emphasise the seriousness of the risk to them as it can create unnecessary anxiety. Try and keep things factual and let them know that at home they are in a safe place if everybody follows the guidelines of social distancing and washing hands regularly.

Coronavirus: Keep it simple, stick to facts – how parents should tell kids

 

Young Minds has a useful guide for listening and talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing. The second link is to their young peoples blog, with what to do if you feel anxious about coronavirus.

Talking to your child about coronavirus

What to do if you’re anxious about coronavirus

 

Current face mask guidance for England

Face coverings: when to wear one and how to make your own