During this stressful time we want you to know that we are here to help! VHF provides financial assistance to those who need it and we are currently accepting applications to help pay for basic living expenses, expenses incurred in the care, treatment, or prevention of an inherited bleeding disorder, and more. To learn more go here, or contact Kelly Waters at 804-740-8643 kelly@vahemophilia.org.

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Director Dr. Gary Gibbons discuss COVID-19 and blood clotting, including what we know about the SARS-CoV-2 virus that triggers this response, and what NIH is doing about it. Go here to watch

As states reopen, it is important to be as informed as you can be about the spread of the coronavirus in your area and what you can do to stop it. The epidemiologists at Johns Hopkins University have created a COVID-19 tracker where you can see the new infections in your state. Go here to learn more

VA Dept. of Social Services has created a smartphone app with important COVID-19 resources including: Help with Food, How do I find Child Care?, What if My Job Has Been Affected?, How Can I get Health Insurance?, What if I can’t Pay My Bills?, How can I Manage Stress?, I am worried I have COVID-19, and I Don’t Feel Safe at Home. Go here to learn more

Resources for Families and Children

Emory University Family Wellness Guides

Resources for Families on COVID-19 from Association for Child Life Specialists

Society of Pediatric Psychology Resources for COVID-19

Scholastic Feelings Workbook for Children – COVID-19

American Academy of Pediatrics COVID-19 Collection

Children Helping Science