Corona Virus (COVID-19) Resources

WQED is committed to providing the community with helpful resources during the coronavirus pandemic. The links below may answer important questions or provide advice. WQED Education is also the place to find resources specifically focused on parents, children and families. We will update this page as new information and resources become available.

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Resources for Parents and Caregivers

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

Daniel Tiger for Parents App
The Daniel Tiger for Parents app empowers parents and caregivers with songs and videos from the hit PBS KIDS series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.


Looking for more educational resources? Visit WQED Education's Online Learning Resources page.


Resources for Educators

Healthy Habits | Everyday Learning
This video demonstrates two of the most important habits we can teach children: covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze and washing your hands.

The Federal Bureau of Ick
Uncle Sam is asking you to do your part to fight ICK! Wherever ick may be.

Kid Vision | How to Make Soap
Learn about soap and how to make it!

For more educational resources visit WQED Education's Online Learning Resources page.


General Resources

The Pennsylvania Department of Health
The PA Department of Health has much general information on the virus and information specifically about cases in the area. The site is updated frequently.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for those who feel sick

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pandemic status updates

Allegheny County Health Department information for people in specific industries
Information for health care professionals, businesses, travelers, educational institutions and transportation agencies. 

Coronavirus, Social Distancing and Self Quarantine | John Hopkins
What do they mean, and how might they apply to you, your family and your community?


Pittsburgh Public Schools will have regular updates on their website.

Contact Your Local School District for information on closings and remote learning.