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Our COVID-19 and Kids Resource Hub brings together the latest research and evidence-based resources on COVID-19 and kids.
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of children and families. Our Hub brings together the latest research and evidence-based resources on COVID-19 and children from the Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children's Hospital, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the University of Melbourne. It compiles emerging evidence in a range of formats that examine the direct and indirect effects of COVID-19, and provide tips for keeping children and families mentally and physically healthy during and beyond the pandemic.
Please note: data is constantly emerging about the effects of COVID-19. This page will be updated as new information becomes available.
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What are the direct and indirect effects of COVID-19 on children and the advice on vaccines? Find out here.
MVEC is an educational website providing up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines and the Victorian vaccine rollout. MVEC is based at MCRI and is affiliated with SAEFVIC, the Victorian Vaccine Safety Service. The content is prepared by medical specialists and is reviewed and
updated on a regular basis.
This section of the Hub provides resources for children on COVID-19 and testing. Other resources explore how to support children's health, wellbeing and learning.
Supporting teens in the transition to life after lockdown
The Royal Children's Hospital
Facebook Live: 28 October 2021
Practical resources to support parents and carers in looking after themselves and their children’s health and wellbeing.
Which families are feeling the pinch of the pandemic the most?
The University of Melbourne, the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and the Brotherhood of St Laurence
Access an online training program designed to support schools during COVID-19 and other resources that explore the importance, experiences and challenges of schooling and early education during COVID-19.
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.