Creating Comfort During Nasal Swab Infographic
Strategies to feel better when they shove a long swab up your nose.
About this Resource
No one loves getting a nasal swab but there are simple ways to make it no big deal, especially for kids. Thanks to COVID, these often times uncomfortable swabs up the nose are a part of our world now, so developing skills to cope with them is important. Want more detail? Check out this blog.
How to use this
Check out these expert tips, and have your child make choices about what they would like to do. Also, you can have your child make a plan for themselves with this cool little piece of tech we call Spud. He guides them right through it! They can also use our downloadable game plan.
Who is this for
Parents, kids, and providers.
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