Date(s) - Friday, January 1, 2021 - Saturday, December 31, 2022
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In this two-part series from CNN and Sesame Street, watch the videos below to get your questions answered about COVID-19 and ways to prevent the spread of the virus.

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All content is provided courtesy of CNN and Sesame Street, the content owners.



Part 1: Entire CNN/Sesame Street coronavirus town hall (6 videos)


Emergency room physician Dr. Leana Wen answers questions from children all over the world about what the coronavirus is and how they can stay safe during quarantine.



Dr. Sanjay Gupta helps Elmo understand why face masks and proper hand washing are important ways to stop the spread of coronavirus.



Children everywhere are experiencing strong emotions during the pandemic. Abby Cadabby, Grover, and Rosita show kids at home how they manage some of the big feelings they’ve been having. Sesame’s Senior VP of Curriculum and Content, Dr. Rosemarie Truglio shares calm down strategies like creating a glitter jar.



Having to “go to school” from home can be hard on children. Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with a principal about ways to help kids stay focused and engaged while learning from home.



Coping with loss is something many families are facing due to the pandemic. Big Bird is here to help kids understand that it’s OK to be sad when you lose a loved one and that, when you remember them, they are still with you in your heart.



Cookie Monster is here to help kids make healthy food choices while staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.





Part 2: Entire CNN/Sesame Street coronavirus town hall (3 videos)


Sing along with our hosts and Elmo, Abby, and Big Bird about taking care of ourselves and each other. Dr. Amy Acton answers questions about staying safe on play dates and at the beach.



Cookie Monster explains why it’s not safe to share cookies right now, and Sesame’s Dr. Rosemarie Truglio answers parents’ pressing questions.



See how kids around the world are coping during the pandemic and hear from gymnasts Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez on how to stay active at home.