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Differences Between COVID-19, RSV, Flu and Other Bugs Affecting Kids

The symptoms of RSV, 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.

Back-to-School Checklist for Parents and Families

The start of a new school year can be a challenging time for kids and families. But with a little preparation and the right attitude, shifting from summer back to school doesn’t have to be overly stressful. Read our tips.

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 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.

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?

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.

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.

Age-Specific Schedules and Activities for Kids During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Making a complete schedule with at-home activities is not always easy, but we’re here to help make schedules go smoothly.

Tips for Getting Fit and Healthy as a Family During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Getting fit and healthy is often easier with the support of others. Check out our tips on how to get in shape as a family.

Homeschooling, Hybrid Learning and Finding Balance During the Pandemic

The pandemic has changed our daily lives in many ways. Read our expert tips for families on how to support children and teens while learning from home.

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