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University of Maryland Children's Hospital understands how parents have many questions about how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect their children and how to live in the new normal of isolating while Maryland is in a state of emergency.

Our physicians answer the most pressing questions on how this virus affects children and what parents can do to protect their family.



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Kids' Health and COVID-19

Questions and answers on COVID-19 symptoms in children, how to protect family members and what to do if your kids are in daycare.

Read the Kids' Health Q&A



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At Home With Kids

Questions and answers on how to talk to children of all ages about homeschooling, missing activities and hand-washing.

Read the At Home With Kids Q&A



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Safety for Kids

Questions and answers on keeping toys and common items safe from the virus, precautions to take when a family member goes into public and keeping children from spreading the virus.

Read the Safety for Kids Q&A



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COVID-19 Q&A: Young Athletes and the Pandemic

Questions and answers from our expert about kids and sports.

Read the Sports Medicine Q&A



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