07/20/20

Telehealth for ophthalmology visits: What parents should know

By Dr. Rahul Bhola, pediatric ophthalmologist and medical director of ophthalmology at CHOC Children’s Like many physicians continuing to offer care during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have transitioned many appointments to telehealth, so patients can still get the care they need while practicing social distancing. At CHOC Children’s, we adjusted our policies and practices to … continue reading

07/16/20

9 ways to protect immunocompromised children from COVID-19

We know how frightening the COVID-19 pandemic may be for parents – especially parents of immunocompromised children. At this time, the full impact of COVID-19 on children, especially those with compromised immune systems, is unknown. However, limited information so far shows that most healthy children with the virus have done well. Here are some recommendations … continue reading

07/15/20

Face coverings during COVID-19: Answers to common questions

Social distancing and proper hand-washing are critical ways to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19. Cloth face coverings are an additional step to slow the spread of COVID-19. Get answers to your frequently asked questions in this Q&A with CHOC Children’s infectious disease experts. Do I have to wear a face covering in public? … continue reading

07/15/20

Monitoring your child’s news and social media intake during COVID-19

By Dr. Chris Min, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s and Luiza Mali, predoctoral intern at CHOC Children’s Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have experienced a thirst for answers and information — especially to help guide our behavior and try to put our worries at ease. Due to social isolation, many of us have looked … continue reading

07/14/20

Coronavirus: What parents should know

We know how frightening it may be for parents to hear news reports about the 2019 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Get answers to your frequently asked questions – and some peace of mind – in this Q & A with CHOC Children’s infectious disease experts. What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a disease caused by a novel … continue reading

07/09/20

Tips for parenting a child who is depressed

We understand that in these very difficult times, children and teens can struggle with feelings of depression. If you are a parent who is concerned about your child or one of their friends, here are tips for starting the conversation. This guide on common sayings to avoid, and what to say instead, can help as … continue reading

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