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Posted on: June 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Media Release COVID-19 - June 4, 2020

For Immediate Release


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North Carolina Inclusive Disaster Recovery Network

The NC Inclusive Disaster Recovery (NCIDR) network has developed a Living Document for organizations serving historically under-resourced and marginalized communities.  It offers resources and engagement opportunities for organizations supporting under-served communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The North Carolina Inclusive Disaster Recovery Network is a collaboration of public, private, non-profit, and faith organizations seeking avenues for community voice and equitable access to resources in a disaster recovery system.

Talking to Kids about COVID-19

As we move further along and our daily routines are ingrained with the realities of COVID-19, it is important to speak with children with reassurance and education.  Here are some tips on how to talk with kids:

  • Be calm and reassuring
  • Listen and let kids ask questions
  • Avoid language that blames others
  • Limit screen time on COVID-19
  • Provide honest, age-appropriate information
  • Teach actions to reduce spread of germs

Tips for talking to kids about coronavirus


TJ Brown

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