Children and COVID-19 A look at pandemic's effects on the CSRA's young people

“The parents under stress because of their jobs, because of their bills during the COVID outbreak, but the kids have had their lives turned upside-down, and that’s what I’ve been seeing the most in the ER.” — Dr. James Wilde, Augusta University Health
“He’s isolated. He will not leave his room. He will not smile. He is monotone is basically what he is.” — Tammie Bartlett, mother
“Kids are going to be depressed because it’s not fun. It’s very stressful.” — Melanie Ball, sixth-grader
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