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Coronavirus Information for Parents


Please find below resources regarding maternity and COVID-19, developed by the LMS in partnership with our maternity voices partnership.

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Information that you or parents you know may find useful.

Advice for parents during coronavirus

Whilst coronavirus is infectious to children it is rarely serious. If your child is unwell it is likely to be a non-coronavirus illness, rather than coronavirus itself.

Whilst it is extremely important to follow Government advice to stay at home during this period, it can be confusing to know what to do when your child is unwell or injured. Remember that NHS 111, GPs and hospitals are still providing the same safe care that they have always done. Click here to access some help and advice.

Keeping Children Safe and Well Across Mid and South Essex

In this video you can hear from 2 medical professionals explaining why it's still important to bring your child to hospital or see your GP if they are unwell.

Click here to watch the video.

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