Rowan County Update: COVID-19 – June 4, 2020

  

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

Author: Margaret Beveridge