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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.
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.
Understand the guidance for child care programs that remain open.