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Children, Young People and Families, Covid

Shielding during COVID-19

Advice for children and young people

04 August 2020

It's been important to think about shielding since we first discovered a new illness, COVID-19

  • What does shielding mean?
  • Who might have been shielding?
  • What has changed now?
  • What thoughts and feelings do you have?
  • Does someone else in your family have a chronic health condition?
  • Your own personal shield
  • Strategies for your wellbeing and mental health
  • Your thoughts
  • Your feelings
  • Your behaviour

Download the guideline