Caring For Children

Caring For Children During Coronavirus Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, it is our goal as parents and adults to take care of the elderly and children as they are the most vulnerable to this disease.

That’s why in this blog we are going to list down some things and tips that you need to follow during the pandemic so you can keep the virus away from your loved ones.

Quick Fact About COVID-19

Based on early evidence, children do not appear to be at higher risk for the COVID-19 than adults. However, some children and infants have been sick and have died after contracting the virus. Also, adults make up most of the confirmed cases.

Symptoms Of Children

The symptoms of the coronavirus are similar in children and adults, however, kids tend to show only mild symptoms.

As of writing this article, these are the symptoms kids might show if they have the virus:

  1. Fever
  2. Cold-Like Symptoms
  3. Runny Nose
  4. Cough
  5. Loss Of Taste
  6. Hard Time Breathing
  7. Fatigue
  8. Diarrhea
  9. Vomiting

It is not known yet whether some children may be at higher risk for severe illnesses, for example; children with underlying medical conditions and special healthcare needs.

How To Stop The Spread Of The Coronavirus

Here are some steps you can do in order to avoid your kids from contracting the virus or from getting sick amidst this pandemic.

  • Make sure your kids wash their hands often.
  • Use water and soap when washing hands.
  • Always carry an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with you.
  • Avoid people that are sick
  • Clean places that are frequently touched.
  • Wash clothes and toys frequently.

Key Things To Follow Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

  1. Social Distancing

The only way we can slow the fast-spreading coronavirus is by practicing social distancing. Social distancing will help us slow down the virus from spreading and infecting the people that are vulnerable. Remember, you want to stay away by at least 1 meter from everyone.

  1. Avoid Crowded Places

No matter what we do, some people have a hard time following simple orders. So amidst this pandemic, you want to avoid crowded places.

  1. Clean/Wash Hands

In order to avoid the virus from getting inside your body, you want to wash your hands frequently. You want to use soap and alcohol when cleaning it. Remember, you want to avoid touching your face too amidst the pandemic.

  1. Change Some Plans

Because almost everything has shut down amidst the pandemic, you want to change plans so you can keep your kids happy and occupied throughout the lockdown.

Important Note:

Help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by following these simple steps. Remember to eat healthy amidst the pandemic and avoid spending too much time on TV. Teach your children to do the same things too!

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