We wanted to share with you an incredible collaboration between Seattle Children’s Music Therapy Team and the Music Therapy and Music Team at the Alyssa Burnett Center around the importance of wearing a mask.

Enjoy this video that gives us a gentle reminder to wear a mask. Public health leaders and politicians alike have identified the limits of recommendations and even mandates to wear masks. Given the persistent lack of widespread testing and contact tracing, wearing a mask and keeping physical distance remain our best individual behaviors to reduce the spread of COVID-19 infection. Through a combination of cognitive, emotional and motor activations, music has a demonstrated history of effectively communicating messages and influencing behavior.