Attempting to get a child comfortable with a Rapid Antigen Test? Listen here!

As schools prepare return to in-classroom learning for 2022, the Victorian government has strongly recommended that students and staff test themselves for COVID twice weekly. But what is the best way to preform a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) on your child?

Director of General Medicine at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Dr Sarah McNab, joined Raf Epstein on ABC’s Drive to explain the best strategies for parents preparing for RATs to become a regular feature of schooling life.

COVID-19 resources

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) knows it’s important to keep our community up-to-date about COVID-19. So, we’ve created a range of resources including fact sheets and videos to help keep you informed. 

Supporting your child’s mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged all of us, including our kids. We’ve collated a number of helpful resources to help support your child’s mental health.