More and more parents now find themselves working from home due to the coronavirus outbreak. Those who have in-home child care might not feel the negative effects of school and day care closures as strongly as parents without nannies; yet bringing babysitters into their homes leaves many parents facing tough decisions regarding their family’s as well as their caregiver‘s health. In her New York Times article, science journalist Melinda Wenner Moyer offers some useful tips on how to maintain a safe environment for both families and caregivers during a pandemic.
About the Author
Melinda Wenner Moyer is a journalist who writes about science, health and nutrition. Her articles appear in Scientific American, Slate, Glamour and Bon Appétit.