Navigating COVID-19: Resources for Parents

After much preparation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we are planning to gradually and carefully resume more in-person visits for essential care at our Main Campus and our Care Network locations. We would not offer these services until we were confident we could do so responsibly and safely. Here’s what you can expect when you come back to see us.

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In the Hospital

Several new procedures will keep your family safe when your child visits the Emergency Department or is admitted to the Main Hospital.
What to Expect

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In the Network

Our Primary Care, Specialty Care and Urgent Care locations are taking many precautions to provide care safely.
Your Appointments

CHOP Main campus

A New Normal

We are confident that we can safely welcome you back to CHOP. Read a message from Madeline Bell, President and CEO, about how we’ve prepared.
Questions Answered

"Is it safe to come to CHOP?"

Yes. We are committed to safely providing care. Please don't delay a needed visit to your healthcare provider.

Staying on Track

Routine checkups are important, now more than ever! Here’s more information on why it’s important not to delay care and how we’re getting kids back through our doors safely.

Video Visit Support

Looking for information about your video visit? Here's what you need to know.

Helping Your Child Understand

Is your child asking about the coronavirus? Reassure your child with simple, honest information.

Learn some simple ways to prepare your child for the experience of drive-through testing for COVID-19.

Underneath these masks, we're still the same great team! Here's something fun, during a not so fun time.

Coping With Uncertainty

Here are five ways caregivers can make home feel safe — even during turbulent times.

Tips to keep you connected to friends and family during coronavirus-related restrictions.

We must learn to be kind to ourselves, trading self-criticism for self-compassion.

Watch a video to learn therapeutic breathing techniques from integrative health experts at CHOP.

These guided videos and audio recordings can help create a more peaceful and restful state of mind.

Take a guided mindfulness walk to reconnect with your surroundings and ease anxiety.

More Resources for Families

Here are some other helpful resources developed by experts at CHOP that will help you keep your family informed and healthy.


Next Steps

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Effective until further notice: To keep our patients safe, updated visitor restrictions are now in place for the hospital and other CHOP locations.