Community SDoH Alert!

BLACK COMMUNITIES CORONA-VIRUS INFECTION RATE 3 TIMES HIGHER and DEATH RATES 6 TIMES HIGHER THAT WHITE COMMUNITIES

  • Alert date August 16, 2020

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    DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL OUR CHILD’S DOCTOR!!!
    No worry is too small to reach out to your child’s doctor (pediatrician), experts say. Parents (the child’s caregivers) are best at knowing SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH THE CHILD ( because they know how the child typically behaves.)
    “It may be something that you cannot communicate but something’s bothering you.” ‘If you’re nervous, ‘ I AM NERVOUS TOO. That’s just the way things are right now.’ THE ONLY CALL THAT IS WRONG, IS THE CALL YOU DID NOT MAKE WHEN WE THINK OUR CHILDREN ARE SICK.
    How to recognize Covid-19 symptoms in children, based on pediatricians’ advice. No parent wants to take the CHANCE that their child might be the exception to the rule. There has already been a 90% increase in the number of Covid-19 cases among children across the US in just the last four weeks. What are the symptoms?
    Symptoms of Covid-19 are the same in children as they are in adults and more.
    “If you look at the long list of potential symptoms — congestion, cough, fever, loss of sense of smell — they can all happen in both adults and children,” O’Leary said.
    Other key signs include any difficulty in breathing; a rash, especially one that is quickly spreading; a lack of energy; and problems keeping a child awake, “It’s very important to let the doctor know immediately if you can’t really get them up, if they’re falling asleep all the time and just exhausted, if they’re not drinking, not eating, — the activities of daily living, or that unexplained BAD BELLY ACHE .

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