Pediatricians Give Tips on Face Coverings
Encouraging Children to Wear Face Coverings
Posted on 10/26/2020

When students return to school buildings, our state will require them to wear face coverings. To help you ready your child to reenter school, local pediatricians offer tips for parents and answer questions about face coverings.

Questions include:

  • Will a young child really wear a face covering? (0:12

  • How do I encourage my child to wear a face covering? (0:35)

  • What is the best way to put on a face covering? (1:04

  • What are some dos and don'ts of wearing face coverings? (2:25)

  • What if my child resists wearing a face covering? (3:22)

  • What about trying positive reinforcement? (3:54)

You can learn more about face covering requirements from the state Department of Health, and find more advice from the American Academy of Pediatricians.

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