COVID-19 Info and Resources

During this time, we will be sharing online resources for families and children, including the best sites to get updated health information, how to talk to your children about the coronavirus, activities you can do with young children, and more. Please check back regularly for new content.

Health Information & Resources

SC DHEC
S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control
Check here for the latest count of COVID-19 cases in the state and additional health resources.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Check here for nationwide information and resources related to the coronavirus.

Word Health Organization
Check here for international information, advice for the public, and research and development.
WIC Information
WIC participants can now receive benefits without going to the office, officials say
Beaufort County School District – Meals
Provides information about where to find meals for children during school closures.

How to Talk to Children about the Coronavirus

Zero to Three
Resources for how to talk to young children about the coronavirus, washing hands, and being safe.
PBS Kids for Parents
Read this article on how to talk to young children
Bright Horizons
Guidelines for talking to children, talking points, & questions with answers.
Brain Pop
Coronavirus Video
Resources and videos discussing the Coronavirus for children
How to Talk to Children about COVID-19 – by Save the Children

Activities & Educational Ideas for Young Children

Healthy at Home Toolkit by Ready Rosie
Ready Rosie & Creative Curriculum have developed a toolkit specifically to support families with children ages 0-5 impacted by COVID-19.
PBS Kids
Videos and resources for pre-K children.
Beaufort County Library
Beaufort County Library is offering free, 30-day library cards for all Beaufort County residents. Apply online now and receive access to ALL DIGITAL CONTENT. Many ideas for young children.
Headspace
Free for everyone, Headspace is offering a meditations called Weathering the storm. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises. Try incorporating some of these ideas into your daily routine with your child.
Sesame Street 123 in Communities
Find activities by age. Resources for parents, children, and educators.
Early Childhood
Education Zone
Find age-appropriate activities and learning materials. Also check out the 15 Most Amazing Virtual Field Trips.
SC Program for Infant
/Toddler Care
Download free activities and information for young children. Also provides info and resources pertaining to COVID-19.

Resources & Guides for Child Care Providers and Parents

Conscious Discipline
Create a free account on Conscious Discipline and gain access to many useful educational tools to help families through COVID19.

High Scope
HighScope provides resources and tools for active learning at home. Check out the downloadable materials to use with young children at home.
SC Child Care Resource & Referral Network
SC Child Care Resource
& Referral

Visit this page for the latest COVID19 updates pertaining to child care centers and employment. Many other resources available.
Children’s Bureau
Multiple COVID-19 resources for parents and families
IRS
Information about stimulus checks, qualifications, & how they will be distributed
Kaplan Live Videos
Kaplan offers live streams and recorded videos about social-emotional development & more. Plus much more information.
Save the Children Action Network talked to early childhood advocates about the impact the coronavirus has had on families across the United States.

Videos for Children

Video about the Coronavirus by Stanford University Medical Center

Contact us if you have any questions about services and resources