COVID-19 Additional Resources for Supporting Young Children & Parents

CDC –  Guidance for Operating Child Care Programs 

CDC – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: COVID-19 and Children 

Virginia Department of Education Updated COVID-19 Guidelines for Child Care Programs

Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Interim Guidance for Child Care Facility Collaboration with the Local Health Department

Child Mind Institute Supporting Kids During the Covid-19 Crisis

Child Trends  Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Early Learning Nation: A Parent’s Guide to Surviving COVID-19: 8 Strategies to Keep Children Healthy and Happy

Keep Children Healthy during the COVID-19 Outbreak (CDC)

National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations Equity Statement

PBS Kids for Parents: How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress During Coronavirus

Resources to Support EI/ECSE During the COVID-19 Outbreak (DEC) 

Responding to COVID-19 E-book on ECLKC

Tips for Families: Coronavirus • ZERO TO THREE

Vroom’s website offers a variety of tools available to download for free, as well as a mobile app that provides easy access to daily  “brain building” activities

ZERO TO THREE – Why are people wearing masks? Answering Your Toddler’s Questions about Coronavirus

This online list of available resources for young children was collected from information readily available on the internet & shared by members of the Early Childhood Mental Health Virginia Advisory Board.  Titles are a direct link to the resource’s website. Most websites include additional resources. List is meant to provide a variety of topics and information to support young children and families related to COVID-19. Inclusion on the resource list does not imply policy or opinion of the Early Childhood Mental Health Advisory Board or the Early Childhood Mental Health Virginia Initiative.