Posted by: Parker Huston, PhD , Kara Miller, OTR/L on May 21, 2020

In response to CDC recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many hospitals and businesses are requiring face coverings or masks for anyone over the age of 2 years old. Some children may have difficulty adjusting to seeing others wearing face coverings and wearing them appropriately themselves.

Read More

All Topics

Browse by Author

About this Blog

Pediatric News You Can Use From America’s Largest Pediatric Hospital and Research Center

700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

Latest Posts

Family of three meditating on the couch

Stress Management for Parents: Tips for Getting Through Tough Times

Apr 22, 2020

With many aspects of life being turned upside down and day-to-day routines falling by the wayside, it’s more important than ever to take extra care of our mental health. How is that possible at a time like this? Creativity is the answer. Read More

Family of three running outside

The Benefits of Exercise in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

Apr 13, 2020

There are many ways kids can continue to exercise safely during the current pandemic while sports have been cancelled and there are limitations on groups of people. Here are a few ideas for you do along with your child. Read More

Mom vacuuming while her two kids play with their toys on the floor

8 Tips for Managing Routines in Uncertain Times

Apr 07, 2020

In a time when life feels out of control, routines can give us all a sense of stability and comfort and an opportunity for our families to thrive. If you are struggling with your current routine or want to look at putting some in place here are a few ideas. Read More

making a face mask

Mask Safety 101: Why You Shouldn’t Mask a Baby

Apr 06, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic evolves, so do the recommendations. One of the most recent recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is to wear “cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.” Read More

Child doing schoolwork at laptop

Distance Learning: Best Practices to Support Your Student

Apr 03, 2020

Since schools have been closed due to COVID-19, many parents have had to become more hands-on in their children’s daily learning than ever before. Supporting their students at home has been just as much of a learning process for these parents as it is for kids. Read More

Medical professional conducting an exam via computer

Telehealth: Providing Best Outcomes for Children During COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the way we live our daily lives, one thing remains true – Nationwide Children’s Hospital is adapting and innovating so you/your child receives uninterrupted care. We’re doing this through telehealth visits. Read More

Mom working from laptop sitting on couch while two kids color on the floor

6 Tips for Working from Home While Caring for Young Children

Mar 30, 2020

If you are among the families trying to balance childcare with remote work here are some simple strategies you can use to problem solve and plan ahead in order to avoid challenging behavior. Read More

Woman wearing a face mask

What Parents Need to Know About Coronavirus

Mar 23, 2020

COVID-19, caused by a novel coronavirus, is a global pandemic. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about COVID-19. Read More