Dr. William Lennarz, system chair of pediatrics, discusses opening schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. From screening upon entry to decreasing "mixing" during the school day, here are some of Ochsner's recommendations for a safe reopening. For more information, visit ochsner.org/coronavirus.
To help address the concerns of parents, caregivers, teachers, and school staff, Ochsner Hospital for Children specialists discuss developmentally appropriate ways to talk to youth about COVID-19. Hear ideas on how to guide adolescents through ongoing uncertainty, while learning strategies to help with the anxieties and fears that accompany COVID-19 and related stressors.