Social distancing measures and taking precautions like wearing a face mask could be confusing and scary for many children. But, child psychiatrist Dr. Helen Egger of the NYU Langone Health’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry said that parents said a simple explanation about why the measures are important could help ease some of the anxiety for children. Egger spoke with PBS NewsHour correspondent William Brangham about how to help children navigate the new realities during the pandemic.
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