What to tell kids and teens about COVID-19 and how to deal with the new reality of closed schools

From “Hurray! Schools are closed!” to “Mom, am I going to die?” children and adolescents are already affected by the news, and the worldwide spread fears concerning the coronavirus. Kids have all kinds of worries around who will get sick, how bad that’s going to be if their parents or grandparents are going to be affected, if…