Children's Hospital Colorado

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources from Children's Hospital Colorado

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Your questions about COVID-19, answered

You’re in the right place. Whether you’re looking for advice or you think your child needs care, we’re here to help.

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Coronavirus hotlines

Both Children’s Colorado and the State have people ready to answer questions about symptoms, vaccines and to help you get care.

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.

Aprobaciones de la vacuna contra el COVID-19: Qué sigue después

¿Cuándo estará lista la vacuna contra el COVID-19?¿Cuándo estará disponible para los niños? ¿Cómo sabremos que es segura? Nuestro experto en enfermedades infecciosas pediátricas analiza lo más reciente en el esfuerzo para producir una vacuna segura y eficaz contra el coronavirus.

How to tell if it’s COVID-19

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.

What to do when you’re vaccinated but your kids aren't

Are you vaccinated but your kids are not? Learn how to approach social activities safely.

Our pediatric experts in the news

  • KOAA News5 Colorado Springs
    Is that COVID-19 or the flu, and what should you do about it?
    octubre 30, 2020

    It’s normal for kids to get sick during the winter months, but this year, Dr. Sara Saporta-Keating asks families to take more precautions: Get a flu shot, stay home if you’re sick, call your pediatrician and get tested to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Learn more.

  • FOX21 Colorado Springs
    Rise in cyberbullying tied to COVID-19 pandemic
    octubre 16, 2020

    As kids spend more time online for school and social interaction, Tom Caughlan, LCSW, believes the pandemic has led to an increase in reports of bullying, particularly cyberbullying, and a rise in reports of suicidal ideation. Find out what warning signs parents can look for and resources for both parents and kids.

  • 7News
    Doctors encourage flu shots, especially for kids
    octubre 06, 2020

    Drs. Sarah Gitomer and Juri Boguniewicz say getting the flu shot can do more than prevent the flu. It can also lessen the seriousness of the illness, protect those around you and reduce the likelihood of hospitalization, which is even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the story.

Family-friendly advice

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"Our goal is to give parents the information they need to protect their kids effectively. We want to help Colorado children remain as safe and healthy as possible while returning to the activities that they love."
Samuel Dominguez, MD, PhD

Coming together

The generosity of our community is a powerful force. For more than a year now, community members, partners, providers and team members have rallied together to support our patients – and each other.

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Lifting spirits

Join us in thanking our team members for many months on the front line with a “gratitude gram.” We’ll display your message for our hardworking caregivers to see.

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A person squeezes a pink foam ball while donating platelets at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Your support, amplified

As we face a pandemic and a national blood shortage, your support is critical. From treating childhood cancer to providing lifesaving surgery, blood and platelet donors help us maintain enough supply for the kids who need us. A single donation can save or enhance up to five children’s lives.

Learn how to donate

More resources

We’ve rounded up links from local and national health authorities to help you stay informed. For your safety, always follow rules and guidelines set by your local leaders.

Due to the evolving nature of the coronavirus pandemic, recommendations can change quickly. Please follow all local guidelines and reference CDC and CDPHE for immediate updates on COVID-19.