Breaking the chain of infection through social distancing

Trillium Family Services offers the following information to families and caregivers of children on steps to follow when visiting our campuses, at home and resources for communicating with your kids about the Corona virus.

Visiting at Trillium Family Services during Corona Virus

  1. No more than 2 visitors per visit
  2. No visitors with cough, sore throat, fever, shortness of breath or risky travel
  3. No visitors who have had contact with Corona virus patients
  4. No visitors under 12 years old

Off Campus Visits during Corona Virus

  1. Limit contact to a few symptom free people
  2. No crowds, restaurants, coffee shops, stores
  3. Wash hands frequently
  4. Consider less risky outdoor activities

Here are three resources for How to talk to kids about COVID-19: 

MIND Institute

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/  

 

MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

https://www.mghclaycenter.org/hot-topics/7-ways-to-support-kids-and-teens-through-the-coronavirus-pandemic/  

 

Finally, a fantastic comic from NPR:

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus