COVID-19 Resources for Healthcare Professionals

National/Global Clinician Resources

The following links have general information for health care professionals located anywhere in the United States:
Critical Updates on COVID-19 (AAP) : Information for pediatricians about COVID-19 from the American Academy of Pediatrics, including clinical guidance, information on PPE, Practice Management Resources, telemedicine and telephone care resources, coding information, information for families, physician wellness tips, and advocacy information.
Information for Pediatric Healthcare Providers (CDC) : Information for pediatric clinicians from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including information on immunization recommendations, symptoms in children, and more.
COVID-19 Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs (LPFCH) : Information from the Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health with links to resources for clincicians, other professionals, and families regarding care for children with special health care needs.
Pediatrics COVID-19 Collection (Pediatrics) : from Pediatrics, a compilation of recently pre-published articles on pediatric aspects of COVID-19.
Coronavirus (Covid-19) (NEJM) : from the New England Journal of Medicine, a collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

Mental Health During COVID-19

Advice for Caregivers of Children with Disabilities in the Era of COVID-19 (APA) : Information from the American Psychological Association for parents and caregivers of children and youth with disabilities with a focus on the unique challenges during COVID-19 and managing stressors.
Coronavirus Mental Health Resources (On Our Sleeves) : Resources and guides from On Our Sleeves, an initiative for child mental health from Nationwide Children's Hospital, about managing life during COVID-19.
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resource Library (AACAP) : Resources from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry for parents, patients, and clinicians to help with the impact of COVID-19.
COVID-19: 24/7 Parenting (Parenting for Lifelong Health) : Open-access online parenting resources from Parenting ofr Lifelong Health in various languages. Working with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, the Internet of Good Things, USAID and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Public Health Resources (NCTSN) : Information from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network on responding to public health emergencies.
Supporting Families During COVID-19 (Child Mind Institute) : Information and resources from the Child Mind Institute for families trying to balance work, child care, and self-care during this period.

Educational Resources

COVID-19 Conversations : Webinar series exploring the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States and globally, with a focus on the emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact. From the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine. Recorded versions of past webinars available.
Coronavirus Center (AADMD) : resource and hub for knowledge sharing for individuals, caregivers, and, in particular, health care workers serving the special needs population. From the American Academy of Developmental Medicine & Dentistry.

Sports-Related Information

In updated recommendations on youth sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourages players of most sports to wear cloth face coverings at all times for group training, competition, and on the sidelines. Cloth face coverings have been shown to decrease transmission rates of COVID-19, and the coverings have been found to be tolerated well by the majority of people who wear them for exercise.
Youth Sports Participation During COVID-19: A Safety Checklist ( : This article has a safety checklist for parents of children and youth who are participating in sports during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Return to Play After COVID-19 Infection in Children (JAMAPeds) (PDF Document 265 KB) : Patient education page from JAMA Pediatrics.

Authors & Reviewers

Initial publication: March 2020; last update/revision: August 2021
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Contributing Author: Medical Home Team