Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Resources for Parents and Caregivers

COVID-19 developments are happening quickly and our physicians and clinicians are working hand-in-hand to provide parents, caregivers and educators resources to help families and kids navigate these uncertain times.

Online Parent Support Groups

Many organizations are currently offering support groups online for parents and families.

See a list at BradleyHospital.org

Coronavirus coloring book

Coronavirus Coloring Book

Rizzo the Raccoon to the Rescue! Rizzo, the main character of our interactive coloring book, takes kids through emotions they may be feeling and some strategies to deal with their worries. Kids can read the pages, color them at their leisure and refer back to them when feeling uncertain. 

If you are a representing a school district, health care provider or community organization and would like to request 100 or more coloring books, please email Elizabeth.DeFreitas@lifespan.org.

Download and print in English (PDF)

Download and print in Spanish (PDF)

Grief and Loss Coloring Book

Clinicians at Bradley Hospital developed a coloring book as a catalyst to empower children to open up to adults about their feelings of grief. 

Read online: In English | In Spanish
Download and print (PDF): In English | In Spanish

Watch a Video

Watch a conversation between grief expert Mary Sullivan, PhD, MA, BSN and Rev. Eugene Dyszlewski that highlights some ways adults can help children suffering from grief and loss.

Watch Youtube video

Coping with Coronavirus: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Children washing their hands
While the coronavirus has changed much of our daily lives, one thing that has remained constant is our commitment to providing children and their families with the best, safest care possible.

COVID Video Resources for Families

The following videos address topics that may be helpful to parents as they teach kids about COVID-19 and navigate time at home. (Videos are in .mp4 format, and courtesy of Kids Health.)

More information about COVID-19