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What Parents Need to Know about COVID-19: Advice from a Pediatrician HealthTalks NOW

    • Medicine

With schools closed for the rest of the school year, and sports, activities and playdates cancelled, children and teens are dealing with a great deal of disruption. In this podcast, Paducah pediatrician Jeffrey Mudd, MD, takes questions from a parent regarding some of the concerns she has about caring for her own kids right now. Dr. Mudd discusses ways to help children stay healthy both mentally and physically while stay-at-home orders are in place, weighing in on well-child visits and appropriate “screen time.” In addition, he offers tips on recognizing stress and helping children with the transition back to “normal” life.

With schools closed for the rest of the school year, and sports, activities and playdates cancelled, children and teens are dealing with a great deal of disruption. In this podcast, Paducah pediatrician Jeffrey Mudd, MD, takes questions from a parent regarding some of the concerns she has about caring for her own kids right now. Dr. Mudd discusses ways to help children stay healthy both mentally and physically while stay-at-home orders are in place, weighing in on well-child visits and appropriate “screen time.” In addition, he offers tips on recognizing stress and helping children with the transition back to “normal” life.

13 min

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