Skip to main content
Meet The Helpers Image with Hospital and Emergency Video Illustrations

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

We know it can be a scary time for families as normal routines are disrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This is a great time to talk to children about what is happening, and empower them to be helpers to keep each other healthy.

In the words of Mister Rogers: "Anything that's human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting and less scary.”

Support Provided By

CAP COM

What is Coronavirus

Need help explaining the coronavirus to your children? In this video, our doctor helper explains the coronavirus and how children can be good helpers.

Coronavirus Dos & Don'ts for Parents

Here are some tips for how parents can talk to their children about coronavirus.

How To Wash Your Hands

Be a good helper and remember to wash your hands often!

How an Epidemiologist Helps with Coronavirus

Meet an epidemiologist and see how these disease detectives are working to help the spread of the coronavirus.

Explaining Social Distancing

Social distancing is necessary to stay healthy from coronavirus but can be difficult for children to understand.

What Is A Virus?

A doctor helper explains what a virus is and what your child can do to avoid catching a virus.

How to Talk to Children About Coronavirus

How can you talk to your child about COVID-19? One tip is to explain that a virus is a type of germ that is too small for our eyes to see.

Look for the Helpers

Thank you to all the helpers who are making our lives better every day.

Mr Rogers on Shared Responsibility

Let’s all be heroes in Mister Rogers eyes and help each other through these hard times.

The Best Way to Wash Your Hands

It is important to wash your hands often to keep you safe and healthy.

Mister Rogers Says "Anything That is Human is 'Mentionable'"

Encourage conversations with your children during this scary time.

How to Be a Helper When Someone is Sick

We can all be helpers. Here are a few tips!

Wearing A Mask Helps Stop the Spread of Germs

Here's a video to help explain to your little helpers that they can be a germ buster by wearing a cloth mask.