Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information centre
The latest COVID-19 news and resources, as well as tips to protect you and your family.
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of children and their families across the globe. UNICEF is working with experts to promote facts over fear, bringing reliable guidance to parents, caregivers and educators, and partnering with front-line responders to ensure they have the information and resources they need to keep children healthy and learning.
COVID-19: Schools for more than 168 million children globally have been completely closed for almost a full year
Latest updates and features
Tips and guidance for families
UNICEF is working with health experts around the clock to provide tips and guidance for families on everything from how to talk to children about COVID-19, to how to wash your hands properly, to advice for teenagers on how to protect their mental health.
How UNICEF is helping
As the number of COVID-19 cases soars, so do the needs of children and their families. From delivering life-saving health supplies, to building water and hygiene facilities, to keeping girls and boys connected to education and protection, UNICEF is working to slow the spread of COVID-19 and minimize its impact on children worldwide.
UNICEF’s media team is working around the clock to provide the latest information on the COVID-19 response through the latest press releases, statements, multimedia and other resources for journalists.