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Children’s Health

Kids Health Matters and HELP Kids UK Collaborative Project

What can I do if I think my child has coronavirus?

Coronavirus and children is a very confusing subject.

Aiming to break it down into the questions most asked by parents and families by healthcare professionals.

  • What is coronavirus?
  • How will I know if my child has coronavirus and why haven't they been tested?
  • How on earth is it possible to isolate my child?
  • How long do we need to isolate for if someone in our family has symptoms?
  • How can I treat my child with suspected coronavirus at home?
  • How can I, and when should I seek medical help?
  • What happens if my child ends up in hospital?

How do I keep my child healthy during the coronavirus pandemic? 

  • Can coronavirus affect children?
  • How can we keep our kids healthy at this time?
  • What’s so important about social distancing?
  • How will hand washing help?
  • What if my child has additional needs?

When should I get help for my unwell or injured child, during the coronavirus pandemic?

  • What if my child is unwell or injured but it's not coronavirus?
  • Can my child still get help if they have a chronic condition?
  • Will we catch coronavirus by coming to the GP or hospital?
  • What about all the stories I'm seeing on social media?