Parenting During COVID-19: Teens
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The U.S. surgeon general recently sounded an alarm about a mental health crisis gripping the nation’s children and adolescents. Symptoms of depression and anxiety have spiked, as have emergency room visits for mental health issues.
The fast-spreading COVID-19 mutation known as the Delta variant has gained a foothold in the United States. The new variant renews concerns about how to keep children safe, especially with another school year around the corner.
Medical researchers are just beginning to understand the long-term effects of COVID-19. Evidence is showing that even people with mild symptoms of COVID-19 may suffer health problems for weeks or months afterward.
One thing we can agree on: The vast majority of parents really want to do what is best for their child. But what is best? Who picks what is best? These can be difficult questions to answer.
A UH Rainbow pediatric infectious disease specialist explains why children should get a COVID-19 vaccine and the part that children can play in stopping spread of the disease – and halting development of coronavirus variants.
Some holiday traditions involve little risk of spreading COVID-19. Others—such as travel, worship services, and group meals—pose more danger. Make these swaps to keep your family healthy this holiday season.
These are challenging times and almost everything about our daily lives looks different. Here are tips from UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospitals to support your family as you work, live and learn during COVID-19.
It's happened: Your child has symptoms of COVID-19 or is under investigation for having coronavirus. What should you do? First of all, don't panic. The vast majority of children who develop COVID-19 will experience only mild symptoms.