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COVID-19 and Children

Find resources for families and children about COVID-19.

Keeping children safe

  • Respiratory season safety
  • Handwashing
  • Masks
  • Hand Sanitizer Safety

COVID-19 illness in children

  • COVID-19 symptoms
  • COVID-19 testing
  • Rashes or skin lesions
  • Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C)
  • Long COVID

Children and COVID-19 vaccination

  • COVID-19 vaccination for young people age 12 to 17
  • COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 5 to 11
  • COVID-19 vaccination for young children 6 months to 4 years
  • Steps for vaccine approval
  • Tips for easing needle/vaccination anxiety 
  • Promotional material for childhood vaccinations


  • COVID-19 prevention
  • Feeding your baby
  • Using expressed or breast milk
  • Using infant formula

Children with immune compromise

  • Information for families
  • Working with your specialist

Medical care for children during COVID-19

  • When to seek emergency medical care
  • When to seek same-day medical care
  • Children with disabilities

BC Respiratory Virus Data

Resources for children learning about COVID-19

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