Individuals & Families

The Shelby County Health Department is committed to providing our community with the most accurate information about Coronavirus Disease 2019, known as COVID-19.

For answers to specific questions, call the Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Call Center at 901-222-MASK (6275). 

Keep Children Healthy During COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC’s parent portal with a list of one-stop shop resources available.

COVID-19 in Children and Teens

Information for parents and caregivers about COVID-19 in children and teens

COVID-19 Parental Resources Kit

CDC developed this COVID-19 Parental Resource Kit: Ensuring Children and Young People’s Social, Emotional, and Mental Well-being to help support parents, caregivers, and other adults serving children and young people

How to Protect My Child While I Am Sick

Follow the steps below to help protect the child from infection.


Learn more information about how to keep your children safe while playing sports.

Flu Shot

Getting a flu vaccine during 2020-2021 is more important than ever. Flu vaccination is especially important for children. Children younger than 5 years old–especially those younger than 2– are at high risk of developing serious flu-related complications. CDC recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older.


Keep your children safe at school with information from the Shelby County Health Department and the CDC.

Child Care

Understand the guidance for child care programs that remain open.

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