COVID-19 Support

COVID-19 Information

The EIPS Operations Guidelines: 2021-22 document outlines how schools are operating and the public-health measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

EIPS Operations Guidelines: 2021-22

Here is a guide to assist in determining when to keep your child home from school and when it’s safe to return:

Stay at Home Guide for Parents


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COVID-19 Support Links

Parents – Talking to your Children about COVID - 19 

• ADAA: How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus 
• The Conversation: How to talk to your kids about COVID-19 
• National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children About COVID-19 
• NASP: Countering COVID-19 Stigma and Racism 
• Kids Health: Coronavirus: How to Talk to Your Child 
• World Health Organization: Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak 
• Child Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus 
• New York Times: 5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus 
• International OCD Foundation: Here are some tips specifically for parents of youth with OCD: 
• ADDitude – Inside the ADHD mind: How to Explain Coronavirus to a Child with Anxiety 
• Psychology Today: How to Explain Coronavirus to a Child with Autism 
• Brighter Horizons: Talking to Children about COVID-19 
• PBS: How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress During Coronavirus 
• National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus 
• National Public Radio: Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus 
• Emotional Literacy Support Assistant: Book Chapter: Coronavirus Story for Children 
• National Geographic: Talking to Your Kids about Coronavirus 
• CDC: Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 
• American Psychological Association: Five Ways to View Coverage of the Coronavirus with a Podcast 
• Kids help phone: 
 Parents - Other 

• List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions 
• HuffPost: 30 Parents Share Their Favorite At-Home Activities to Help Bored Kids 
• Berliner Philharmoniker:  30-Day free access to the Digital Concert Hall 
• 12 famous museums offering virtual tours 
• McHARPER MANOR: Live DAILY free art tutorials 
• TEDEd: TEDEd for free videos across all subject areas. 
• Activities, quizzes for younger kids. 
• Learn languages for free, web or app. 
• Tip for Kids and Coronavirus 
• Youtube: Hand Washing Video for Young Children 
• Youtube: Hand Washing/Coughing (Cartoon) Video for Young Children 

• UNICEF: How teachers can talk to children about coronavirus disease 
• NASP: Responding to COVID-19: Brief Action Steps for School Crisis Response Teams 
• NASP: Preparing for Infectious Disease Epidemics: Brief Tips for School Mental Health Professionals 
• ACE’s Connection: Resilience During a Pandemic