Testing Children for COVID-19: Resources for Test Providers
How to test children for COVID-19: Online training module
This online course aims to expand access to coronavirus testing for pediatric patients by providing clinicians who perform testing the tools and resources to support patients and their caregivers. The course is free and takes about one hour to complete. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resources for your patients
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has a large collection of resources to share with patients who present to your COVID-19 testing site. Help them prepare for the experience of drive-through testing, and arm them with tools to ease the stress of awaiting results or self-isolating.
Helping Children Understand
Some simple ways to prepare your child for drive-through testing for COVID-19. And a video that's made just for kids!
Staying Healthy During "Sick Season"
Routine care is important, now more than ever, to avoid a collision of COVID-19 and the flu.
REMINDER FOR YOUR PATIENTS: "If you or your child develops a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, contact your medical provider immediately. Before you go to a doctor’s office or emergency department, call ahead and tell them about your/your child’s symptoms. They will coordinate safe testing and treatment and get you the care you need."
Expert Advice on Timely Topics
Decision fatigue? Every family needs to weigh their personal and community risk factors when navigating life during the pandemic. Advice from trusted sources can help you make informed decisions. Here’s some advice from our experts.
Coping With Uncertainty
More Resources for Families
Here are some other helpful resources developed by experts at CHOP that will help keep families informed and healthy.
Life at Home