How to care for a child with COVID-19 at home

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The Government of Canada has an infographic describing how to care for a child with COVID-19 at home. Please remember that children who have mild COVID-19 symptoms are able to stay at home with a caregiver throughout their recovery without needing hospitalization. Currently, the symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. You should:

  • Monitor your child for symptoms
  • Keep hands clean
  • Avoid spreading the infection to others
  • Keep your environment clean
  • Protect yourself
  • Maintain medical supplies

To see the infographic or to learn more, please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/how-to-care-for-child-with-covid-19-at-home-advice-for-caregivers.html