COVID-19 Resources for Parents & Caregivers
Skagit County specific information related to COVID-19.
Conversations on social distancing, testing, personal preparedness, the emotional impacts - and the many challenges we are facing.
Latest news and guidance for complying with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order.
National updates on Coronavirus disease outbreak situation.
Resources related to health and wellness
Dental providers in Washington have been directed by Governor Inslee to address emergencies and urgent dental care only. If you have an urgent need such as pain or infection, call or text
Insurance information including Medicare and telehealth.
Resource and Information Guide on COVID-19 and mental health.
Supporting Children and Teens During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Parent and Caretaker resources and recommendations
Caring for your family
Families may be dealing with added stress, a change in schedules, children at home doing virtual learning and feelings of isolation. DCYF (Department of Children Youth and Families) has provided a guide for navigating COVID.
How to talk to your family about COVID-19, how to reduce risk of infection, and coping with stress.
Support for families including daily tips, managing anxiety, handling discipline and more.
Tips for families on self-care, at home play, and talking about coronavirus with toddlers.
Clear, concrete tips for physically distancing while staying emotionally and socially connected.
Virtual parent coaching (one-on-one or group seminars) to help you navigate these uncertain times.
Parent Trust has curated a list of resources on a range of topics including stress reduction, activities, parenting classes and more. They also have a Family Help Line - call or email for support, resources, a listening ear, or any family related topic: 800-932-4673 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Support for Couples
A resource for couples that provides four ways to stay strong during COVID-19 from Bellingham Couples Therapist, Connie Feutz.
What pregnant and breastfeeding women need to know about COVID-19
Pregnancy, birth, and caring for your baby with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.
What pregnant women need to know about COVID-19.
Information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 and how it impacts pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Best practices for breastfeeding baby during COVID-19 outbreak.
Parent Trust is offering a variety of online courses including:
Prenatal Yoga, Lactation Lounge, and Life with Baby classes in Virtual format scheduled throughout the week
Tips and tools for teaching your kids at home
Add learning to mealtime, bathtime, bedtime, or anytime with 1,000+ fun, free activities.
Learning at home and homework help.
Content you can use all day long to spark playful learning, offer children comfort, and focus a bit on yourself, too.
A full musical library of Kindermusik songs, themed playlists (e.g., naptime, mealtime, weather), Instrument Play designed to help little fingers try out new instruments and mix sounds, A video library with kid-friendly crafts, recipes, and more.