COVID-19 Overview and Update Local Resources and Information

During this unprecedented occasion, recommendations for COVID-19 are changing almost daily, and it can be overwhelming to stay informed on the latest updates. AAP-OC serves as a communication resource to help our pediatric providers stay updated on key health issues affecting our community. Here we have pulled the most updated information to provide our members practical guidelines & key local resources in Orange County on COVID-19.

A Podcast by Dr. Richard Pan: Putting the Public into Health
How is COVID-19 impacting children, with Dr. Eric Ball, pediatrician, Children’s at Mission Hospital in Orange County

20 Questions with Dr. Kate: COVID-19 from Jamie McDonald on Vimeo.
A friendly Q and A about COVID-19 from pediatrician Kate Williamson, MD

Pediatricians Share Their Stories about How #PedsPutKids1st During COVID-19

AAP encourages members to share their experiences so we can continue to advocate on your behalf. To submit your story, visit www.aap.org/COVIDstory. AAP will share select stories in blogs, social media and other communications, with permission.

Coronavirus: A Book for Children

by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson & Nia Roberts
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

There’s a new word you might have heard. You might hear people talking about it or you might hear it on the news. This word is the reason that you’re not going to school. It is the reason you can’t go outside very often or visit your friends. It might be the reason why the grown-up or grown-ups who look after you are at home. The word is: Coronavirus. But what is is and why is everyone talking about it?

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