Kids & Masking
Masks are effective preventing transmission of respiratory pathogens such as COVID-19, and the vast majority of children 2 years of age and older can wear masks safely. What is the best type of mask for your child? When should they be masking? How can parents help their children get used to masking? Are any of the common masking myths true? What’s the best way of taking care of masks? We discuss these mask issues and more in this episode.
This episode written by Dean Blumberg, Lena van der List and Nehu Valluri.
- CDC Your Guide to Masks
- Healthy Children Face Masks for Children During COVID-19
- Healthy Children Do Masks Delay Speech and Language Development?
- Healthy Children Mask Mythbusters: Common Questions about Kids & Face Masks
- Healthy Children Masks & Sports: Should Youth Athletes Wear Face Coverings During COVID-19?
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