Resources from the GA American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP):
AAP unveils 2020 Blueprint for Children – The Blueprint reflects on the State of Children in 2020 and recommends policies to promote healthy children, support secure families, build strong communities, and reclaim America’s role as a leading nation for youth. To read the Blueprint, visit AAP.org/Blueprint.
AAP Offers Interim Guidance on Children’s Emotional — Behavioral Health During the Pandemic– This new AAP guidance describes how children and adolescents may behave differently when under the stress caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, and how those signs vary by age and stage. You can read the guidance here.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Resources:
Message to Parents: Children’s Chief Medical Officer Dan Salinas, MD answers common questions from parents regarding flattening the curve and social distancing. Watch the Video Here.
Pediatric Assessment Tool– Children’s has published their Pediatric Assessment Tool which parents can use to see if their child needs to self quarantine or needs services