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Video Resources for COVID-19

Updated August 26, 2020

Community Town Hall: Kids, COVID and our KC community

Watch our Community Town Hall forum, held on August 25, 2020. Children's Mercy experts, Dr. Jennifer Bickel, Dr. Angela Myers and Dr. Jennifer Watts, provide information and guidance on a safe and effective return to school for children in our Kansas City community.

Community Town Hall: COVID-19 school re-entry

Watch our Community Town Hall forum, held on June 26, 2020. Children’s Mercy medical experts share information on what to consider when creating a healthy and safe environment for children going back to school this fall.

Community Town Hall: COVID-19 and kids

Watch our Community Town Hall forum, held on June 17, 2020. Children’s Mercy medical experts share information on how Children's Mercy and community pediatricians are ensuring the safety of patients and families, the mental impact of isolation on kids and parents, and the latest updates on COVID-19 as our community continues to navigate the reopening of camps, playgrounds and more.

Community Town Hall forum

Watch our Community Town Hall forum, held on May 13, 2020. Children's Mercy experts provide insight on visiting the doctor safely, navigating playdates, youth sports, pools and more. Researchers from the Children's Mercy Research Institute also provide an update on pediatric research initiatives to understand, treat and prevent the virus.

How to put on and take off a mask

Watch as one of our registered nurses, Claudia, shares how to properly put on and take off your mask when visiting Children's Mercy.

A message from Critical Care Transport

Watch as our Assistant Director of Transport and EMS Relations, Heather Scruton, shares the safety measures the Critical Care Transport team is taking to keep children safe during transports.

Living with someone infected with COVID-19

Watch as Dr. Jennifer Schuster shares important information on how to keep everyone safe while someone is at home with COVID-19.

NICU during COVID-19

Watch as our Division Director of Neonatology, Dr. Steven Olsen, shares information on how we are caring for patients in our Neonatology Intensive Care Unit (NICU) during COVID-19.

Pregnancy during COVID-19

Watch as board certified family nurse practitioner, Melissa Liddle, shares how COVID-19 is affecting prenatal care and the delivery room experience in our Fetal Health Center.

Social distancing

Watch as our infectious diseases expert (and mom), Dr. Angela Myers, shares tips for parents on social distancing during this challenging time. Even if you and your family are feeling well, it is important to stay home.

Social distancing toolkit

Watch as our Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Dr. Bob Batterson, shares information on the social distancing toolkit his team developed for families with children.

Talking to your kids about COVID-19

Keep it simple and keep it honest. Watch as developmental pediatrician, Dr. Sarah Soden, shares more tips on how to talk to your child about COVID-19.

Telemedicine care

Watch as our Director of Telemedicine, Morgan Waller, shares what you can expect during a telemedicine visit.

Ways to give

Watch as our Chief Development Officer, Jenea Oliver, shares four ways you can help Children's Mercy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wearing masks in public

Watch as one of our Infectious Diseases physicians, Dr. Jennifer Schuster, shares information about wearing masks in public during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Wellness at home

Watch as our Medical Director of the Center for Professional Well-being, Dr. Jennifer Bickel, shares the importance of self-care, eating a good diet and limiting your consumption of media.

Safety at home

A safety message from Children's Mercy Orthopedics

Watch as orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Micah Sinclair, shares helpful reminders on how you can keep your child safe when playing outside.

Keeping kids safe at home

We want to help make sure that kids are safe at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch as Brad Winfrey, manager of the Center for Childhood Safety, shares ways to keep kids safe from things like falls and other hazards at home.

Lawnmower safety

Watch as one of our orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Mark Sinclair, shares four key tips to keep children safe during lawn care activities.

Sharing facts on social media

Watch as our Public Relations Coordinator, Rachel Sarafin, shares tips on smart social media usage during the COVID-19 pandemic.