COVID-19 Information

Coloring My Way: Learning about Coronavirus

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

Download and print in Spanish

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 »

Coping with Coronavirus: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Bradley Hospital's Margaret R. Paccione-Dyszlewski, PhD  discusses how to navigate the new normal with extended periods of time at home and juggling the demands of working, home-schooling and new routines.
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Calming Kids’ Worries

Margaret R. Paccione-Dyszlewski, PhD  takes adults through the process of talking to their children and the importance of giving age-appropriate information.
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Download a related tip sheet (PDF): In English | In Spanish

Coronavirus, Kids and Signs of Stress

Sarah Hagin, PhD, explains what to be on the lookout for if your child is showing signs of anxiety or extreme sadness or anger. 
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Children washing their hands at a sink

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 »