COVID and Sports: A Safe Return to Play
COVID and Sports: A Safe Return to Play
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many aspects of our lives, including youth sports. As young athletes return to practice and competition, we want to help them stay safe. Learn about the most updated evidence on the pandemic, how to safely return to sport after an infection, and tips for keeping your athlete healthy.
Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Experts:
Sports Medicine Center
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Register for the event & to receive zoom link:
Learning About the New Coronavirus
Below are some great articles to share with your families about the COVID-19 virus, from our partners at Childrens Hospital. Please check back regularly when more information becomes available that is important to share it will be posted here
Talking to kids about COVID -19
In this video, two of our specialists talk with 9-year old Webb and answer his questions about the new coronavirus, including how kids can help limit the spread of infection. Click Here to Watch
A conversation among doctors
Our podcast, Charting Pediatrics, is hosted by doctors for doctors. In this episode, hear how doctors are talking to each other about the new coronavirus.
The tried-and-true way to wash your hands
The top recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect against infection is to wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. You and your kids can follow along with young Johnathan as he walks you through his handwashing process
Play Informed Sports and Recreation Through the Pandemic: Education Sessions for Parents, Guardians and Community Leaders
Attention parents of youth athletes, do you have questions about playing sports during the pandemic? Register to attend one of the free educational events hosted by the AAP, AMSSM and NATA as part of the “Play Informed Sports and Recreation Through the Pandemic: Education Sessions for Parents, Guardians and Community Leaders.” Each night will feature a dynamic panel of medical experts discussing topics related to sports participation and COVID-19. The events will be held August 11-13, 2020 from 7:00-8:00 PM CDT each night. Register today! https://bit.ly/3fyTGdH
What to do if your child is sick
- If you think your child is sick or is showing symptoms of COVID-19, contact your child’s doctor to get directions on what you should do, or call the Children’s Hospital Colorado ParentSmart Healthline™ at 720-777-0123.
- Do not come to Children’s Hospital Colorado emergency or urgent care locations unless your child is experiencing a medical emergency or your doctor gave you direction to. This will help us limit the spread of infection in our emergency department and help us continue to care for kids with the most critical needs first.
To learn more about COVID-19 and what to do if you’ve been exposed, call CO-Help at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 for answers in many languages.
Childrens Hospital Colorado Sports Medicine
Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) Sports Medicine Center and Littleton Soccer/Colorado United Club recently partnered to promote health and wellness within the club. Children’s Colorado will provide a certified athletic trainer to the club for home games at Cornerstone Park during the league season, at hosted tournaments and at the Littleton Soccer Club office one day per week for visits.
Children’s Colorado will also provide educational content for members in all newsletters, over social media properties and during parent educational nights. This content will help members to stay informed and on top of the latest trends and treatments.
About Children’s Hospital Colorado
Children’s Hospital Colorado is a leading pediatric network 100 percent dedicated to the health and well-being of children, adolescents and young adults. Consistently acknowledged as one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s Colorado is recognized nationally and internationally for its medical, research, education and advocacy programs. It is at the forefront of research in childhood disease and pioneering treatments that are shaping the future of pediatrics, as well as offering everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. Founded in 1908, Children’s Colorado offers a full spectrum of family-centered care at its urgent, emergency and specialty care locations throughout Metro Denver and Southern Colorado, including its location on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Scheduled to open in early 2019, the new Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs will be the first pediatric-only hospital in southern Colorado. For more information, visit www.childrenscolorado.org, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
Children’s Hospital Colorado complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
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