Navigating COVID-19: Resources for Parents

COVID-19 Symptom Checker

After much preparation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have carefully resumed more in-person visits at our Main Campus and our Care Network locations. We would not offer these services unless we were confident we could do so responsibly and safely. Here’s what you can expect when you come back to see us. Please note that visitor restrictions are in effect until further notice.

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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. Watch this video for a preview of what to expect when you come to our Main Campus.

Staying on Track

Routine checkups are important, now more than ever! Here’s more information on why it’s important not to delay care, how we’re getting kids back through our doors safely, and other things that promote your child's overall wellness.

Preparing for "Sick Season"

How can your family avoid a possible double whammy of COVID-19 and the flu? Get your family's flu shots as soon as possible. Contact your pediatrician's office today and keep an eye out here for more resources.

Returning to Activities after COVID-19 Shutdowns

As stay-at-home-orders roll back, the school year begins, and parts of our society re-open in phases, it is important to stay up-to-date on recommendations from trusted sources. We'll be adding resources here.

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.

Some simple ways to prepare your child for drive-through testing for COVID-19. And a video just for kids!

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

Getting your child to wear a mask in public can be challenging, but it's best to start training now before going back to school.

Coping With Uncertainty

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

By understanding your child's feelings and emotions you can help them better cope.

How to help teens cope with the impact of COVID-19 and better plan for the future.

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.

Strategies and tools to reduce conflict and improve well-being in your family.

Tips to help children and teens cope with worry and find a way through their feelings.


Next Steps

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Visitor Restrictions in Effect

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