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Supporting Kids and Teens During the Youth Mental Health Crisis

After having their lives disrupted by uncertainty, isolation and school closures during the pandemic, kids and teens have in many ways returned to normal life. But that doesn’t mean they feel – or that life is – “normal.” Here's how you can support your child or teen during another uncertain year.

Masks for Kids: What You Need to Know

Read our experts’ latest advice on masks and respirators for kids during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Help Children After Traumatic Events

Trauma piled on top of trauma is sometimes a part of life. Get advice from a child psychologist on how to cope with multiple traumatic events.

The Difference Between COVID-19, Cold, Flu and Other Bugs Affecting Kids

The symptoms of COVID-19, seasonal allergies, the common cold, flu and other viruses can be tough to tell apart. Here's how to tell the difference between each and when to seek care.

How to Keep Kids Out of the Emergency Room This Winter

Our pediatric emergency medicine specialists share winter safety tips to help you and your children get through the winter season safe and healthy.

Supporting Kids’ Mental Health During the Pandemic

After multiple years of disruption, it's no surprise that kids and teens are feeling heightened stress, anxiety and mental health challenges. Learn tips to help your whole family cope with pandemic-related pressures.

Types of Coughs in Children

Coughs help the body fight infection, but they can occasionally be a sign of more concerning problems. How can you tell?

How to Talk to Kids About Death and Grief

Loss is difficult for all of us, and children are no exception. Learn how children in different age groups understand death, react to it and ways to help them process grief from pediatric mental health and development experts.

Children and COVID-19: Debunking the Number One Myth

You might have heard that children aren’t affected by COVID-19. But is that true? We asked our experts to explain all the ways that the pandemic has impacted children’s health – and what we can do about it. Learn more.

Q&A: Back to School in Year Two of the COVID Pandemic

Our experts answer some of parents’ most commonly asked questions about school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtually Everywhere

COVID-19 has changed the face of specialized care. Read three stories of patients and the barriers Children’s Colorado broke to care for them.

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