COVID-19 Parent Resources

Please refer to the articles below for information pertaining to COVID-19 and how to best support your family.

Monmouth County Health Department has opened a phone bank to respond to callers with questions or concerns about COVID-19. As you can imagine, many callers are experiencing increased anxiety, fear, and worry about COVID-19. There are Disaster Response Crisis Counselors (DRCCs) volunteering on the phone lines. The phone line is available from 9am-8pm. 732-845-2070


For other Coronavirus (COVID-19) questions, residents can call the health experts at the NJ Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.


Tips to Manage Remote Learning
This site has resources for play/learning activities for children, helpful ways to discuss our current situation, wellness tips, and more.  They also have a newsletter that you can subscribe to for regular updates.  
CASEL is a leading source of information about social emotional learning for parents and educators.  This site provides resources on addressing social emotional needs of children related to COVID-19.

It is important to discuss prejudice and racism with children early and often.  The events that have taken place over the past few weeks have made these conversations even more relevant and necessary.  Please use the resources below to help guide conversations about prejudice and racism in a developmentally appropriate way.