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COVID-19 Resources and Coloring Book

The COVID-19 outbreak and spread of coronavirus can be especially challenging for pediatric cancer patients, survivors, and their families.

Find information on how to talk to your child about COVID-19, how to prevent the spread of coronavirus, and what COVID-19 means for children with weakened immune systems and for childhood cancer survivors.

Managing the Holidays During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • 7 steps to a safer Thanksgiving

    7 Steps to a Safer Winter Holiday

    The holidays are usually spent around the table with family and friends. But this year is different. The best way to stay safe this holiday season is to limit your gathering to household members.

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  • What is the spread of COVID-19 in the community?

    Holidays: Know Before You Go

    The safest way to spend the 2020 holiday season is to celebrate with the people in your household. Before you attend an event, please consider the risk.

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  • Checklist for Hosting a Holiday Gathering

    Checklist for Hosting a Holiday Gathering

    The safest way to celebrate the holidays this year is with the people in your household. Or plan a virtual celebration. If you decide to host an in-person holiday gathering, here are some ways to make it safer for you and your guests.

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  • Have fun and continue family traditions by planning party activities.

    Planning a Virtual Holiday Party

    With the increased risk for COVID-19 expected to continue through the holiday season, many people are planning virtual celebrations with family and friends.

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Information about Coronavirus and Cancer

  • COVID-19 and Children with Cancer

    COVID-19 and Children with Cancer

    Children seem to be at lower risk for serious illness due to COVID-19. Still, cancer and cancer treatments can weaken the immune system. Learn about COVID-19.

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  • Fever and COVID-19

    Fever and COVID-19

    Fever is one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19. However, people with COVID-19 may sometimes have a low-grade fever or no fever at all.

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  • Social Distancing

    Social Distancing

    The coronavirus spreads easily through the spray of tiny droplets from coughs and sneezes. Social distancing, or physical distancing, is especially important for cancer patients and others who have weak immune systems. Learn more about social distancing and how you can talk about it with kids.

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  • Caring for Someone with COVID-19 at Home

    Caring for Someone with COVID-19 at Home

    Most patients with COVID-19 will be cared for at home. During this time, it is important to treat symptoms according to doctor’s instructions, watch for signs of worsening illness, prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others.

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  • Faith and Spirituality During Coronavirus

    Faith and Spirituality During Coronavirus

    COVID-19 has brought with it a flood of fear and uncertainty for many of us. Find ways to cope and relieve stress through spiritual practices of prayer, meditation, and mindfulness.

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  • COVID-19 and Childhood Cancer Survivors

    COVID-19 and Childhood Cancer Survivors

    As a childhood cancer survivor, the COVID-19 pandemic may cause you an extra sense of worry. Some childhood cancer survivors may be at higher risk for developing complications of COVID-19 because they have certain medical conditions.

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School and Coronavirus

  • How Coronavirus and COVID-19 May Affect IEPs and 504s

    How Coronavirus and COVID-19 May Affect IEPs and 504s

    If your child has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 plan, you may have questions about how they are affected by COVID-19-related school closures. Federal law provides for IEPs and 504 plans, which allow for classroom accommodations and extra support for public school students with learning challenges and disabilities.

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  • Should Cancer Patients/Survivors Return to School during COVID-19 Pandemic?

    Should Cancer Patients/Survivors Return to School during COVID-19 Pandemic?

    Parents of childhood cancer and survivors have been faced with many challenges and questions during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the biggest questions on everyone’s mind is: “Is it safe to send my child back to school?” There is not a blanket answer for all childhood cancer patients and survivors. Each child’s situation is different.

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  • College, Coronavirus, and Cancer

    College, Coronavirus, and Cancer

    College campuses will operate much differently during the 2020-2021 school year because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Cancer patients and survivors may have special concerns.

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How to Talk to Children and Teens about Coronavirus

Coronavirus Information for Children and Teens

Coloring Book and Activity Book

"Learn about the Coronavirus" Coloring Book

Download and print this coloring book for children. They can read about the coronavirus and COVID-19 and color the pages.

"Learn about the Coronavirus" Coloring Book
Download the Coronavirus Coloring Book

“Learn about the Coronavirus” Activity Book

Download and print this coloring book for older children. They can read about the coronavirus and COVID-19, color some pages, and work word puzzles.

“Learn about the Coronavirus” Activity Book
Download the Coronavirus Activity Book

More Information about Coronavirus and COVID-19