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Cloth Face Coverings for Children During COVID-19
August 2020 | Issue No. 200
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Along with physical distancing and good hand washing, masks or cloth face coverings are an effective way to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Some parents may have questions about cloth face coverings, and we're here to help. Click here to see 5 common concerns and misconceptions about masks for children, along with evidence-based information that will put your mind at ease. Also, watch a helpful new video from Kate Williamson, MD, FAAP, on how to ensure a proper fit for your child's face mask. Read more.

Reported cases of COVID-19 in U.S. children have been on the rise recently. Our pediatric infectious disease expert explains some of the reasons behind the increase here.


The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and National Athletic Trainers' Association teamed up to bring you "Play Informed," a video series on youth sports during the pandemic:

Talk with your pediatrician if you have questions about the risks and benefits of sports participation during the COVID-19 pandemic for your child, and how to help keep everyone safe.

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