COVID-19

This page offers links to help families, clinicians, and others find useful information and resources to help them stay safe and manage and treat children and adolescents who contract COVID-19. If you have other resources to include or suggestions, please send them via our Feedback page.

Our Services Directory offers information about a variety of service providers, including respite care, emergency food and financial assistance, and housing information. Contact individual providers to confirm hours and programs as many may have adjusted operations.

Stay up-to-date on the national and local situation using the links below.

General COVID-19 Information

National Information

COVID-19/Coronavirus (CDC) : The home page for updates about COVID-19 cases and science in the United States along with information for healthcare professionals, businesses, schools, health departments, travelers, and more; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Nevada Information

Nevada Health Response: COVID-19 : To inform Nevadans statewide, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Governor's Office have created this website to better share information and resources as it pertains to the current status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact within the state of Nevada; Nevada Governor's Office & Nevada Department of Health and Human Services.

General COVID-19 Information for Professionals

National Information

Critical Updates on COVID-19 (AAP) : Information for pediatricians about COVID-19, including clinical guidance, information on PPE, Practice Management Resources, telemedicine and telephone care resources, coding information, information for families, physician wellness tips, and advocacy information; American Academy of Pediatrics.

General COVID-19 Information for Parents & Families

National Information

COVID-19 (HealthyChildren.org) : While COVID-19 causes mild illness in some people, others get very sick and need hospital care. These articles can help you learn more about COVID-19 and how you can protect your family and others. Topics include: infants, children with special health care needs, developmental questions, safety guidance, athletics, school health, masks, vaccines, and family resilience, and many more; American Academy of Pediatrics.
Coronavirus Mental Health Resources (On Our Sleeves) : The coronavirus turned our worlds upside down, and our kids were no exception. Check out these resources and guides to help you manage working from home, remote learning and life in general during COVID-19. Includes videos, articles, and resources on parenting, schooling, children with special health care needs, and mental health; Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Information for Parents & Families in Nevada

Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic (NICRP) : Please call ahead before visiting any of these sites seeking assistance. Hours/service may vary. Many require photo ID, proof of address, and completion of an intake form or other special requirements; Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy.
COVID-19 Nevada Resources for Those Impacted by Genetic Conditions (MSRGN) : Nevada COVID-19 page; Mountain States Regional Genetics Network.
Nevada Food Assistance (Helping Americans Find Help) : Information on food stamps, food banks, food pantries, soup kitchens, WIC, school meals, and other sources for help with food in Nevada.

Authors & Reviewers

Initial publication: March 2020; last update/revision: September 2021
Current Authors and Reviewers:
Contributing Author: Medical Home Team
Authoring history
2020: first version: Medical Home TeamCA
AAuthor; CAContributing Author; SASenior Author; RReviewer