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KRON 4: Santa Clara County to Provide Support to Children Who Lost Parents to COVID

by Omar Perez

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — UPDATE: In an effort to support children who have lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19, Santa Clara County officials want to step in and help.

According to a Hidden Pain report, roughly one out of every 450 children in the U.S. has lost a parent or caregiver due to COVID.

At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting, county officials approved a referral from Supervisor Susan Ellenberg to create better access to case management, grief counseling, childcare, behavioral health, and academic supports for children in schools throughout the county.

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