Talking to Your Child About COVID-19

Resources for Addressing COVID-19

Advice for parents about talking with children about Coronavirus

Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource  (National Association of School Psychologists)

https://www.fcps.edu/blog/talking-children-about-coronavirus  (Fairfax County Public Schools)

 

7 Ways to Ease Your Anxiety Around the Coronavirus (Fairfax County Public Schools)

https://www.fcps.edu/news/coronavirus-update-ways-ease-anxiety

 

Ways to Cope with Stress

Coping with Stress During an Infectious Disease Outbreak  (SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

 

Coping Strategies App

myStrength app (FCPS & Fairfax County Government)

 

Other Resources

Mental health referral list  - If you or a family member needs additional mental health support, please keep in mind these local resources.

Food distribution - Fairfax County Public Schools is distributing breakfast and lunch to students at several locations throughout the county. See the link for times and locations.