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COVID 19: Community Heroes


A Guide to Being Brave in the Face of the Coronavirus

The Clemson University Life Sciences Outreach Center created this children’s story for parents to use as they talk with their children about the coronavirus. Based on recommendations from medical professionals of Prisma Health, this story is both reassuring and encouraging. The story focuses on ways we can protect ourselves and our communities from the coronavirus.

This story is presented in a flipbook format. English and Spanish versions are available. Click the image below of the version you wish to view. 

Community Heroes - English - Flipbook
Community Heroes - Spanish - Flipbook

SURVEY: Please Share Your Thoughts

After you’ve read the book, we would appreciate it if you could take a short survey to assess the impact of “Community Heroes: A Guide to Being Brave in the Face of the Coronavirus.” The online survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Your responses will remain confidential. The survey questions are about you and your children’s experiences with the coronavirus and COVID-19.

Take the survey about the impact of “Community Heroes”

Purchase a Printed Copy

You can purchase a printed copy on Amazon or Barnes & Noble for $9.99. 



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The College of Science is committed to the University’s land-grant legacy of serving South Carolinians and using our expertise to promote the public good. In our outreach we focus on cultivating and advancing scientific literacy in all citizens — children, senior citizens, novices, students, teachers and the general public.