Children’s COVID-19 Help Line
Worrying about the COVID-19 pandemic is natural for any parent — and that worry can be even higher if your child has a chronic condition like epilepsy.
Currently, there is no evidence that people with epilepsy are at a higher risk for getting COVID-19 or for having a severe case if they get the virus. However, depending on how well your child’s epilepsy is controlled, their seizure triggers, or if they have other chronic conditions, COVID-19 may have an impact on their seizures.
Here is what you need to know about the relationship between COVID-19 and epilepsy: