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British Columbia Government Mandates Expanded Health and Safety Measures for Students
At the beginning of October, the British Columbia Government announced new guidelines to foster the health and safety of students. Among them is requiring masks for students in kindergarten to Grade 3. Other health and safety guidelines in place for safe back-to-school learning include daily health checks. frequent hand washing, improved ventilation systems on campus, staggered recess and lunch breaks, managed class transitions, and staying home when sick.
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How to Keep Kids Safe From COVID-19 During Sports Season
With vaccines being available for children and adolescents ages 12 and up, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) reckons that vaccinated kids can now safely return to their respective sports. NATA provides parents with tips to keep their kids safe from COVID-19 while engaging in contact or no-contact sports.
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How to Help Children and Adolescents Understand COVID-19
Unlike adults who have a solid and informed understanding of the current global crisis, children and adolescents may not be as aware. Parents should make sure that their kids hear reliable facts and information about COVID-19 and help them understand the changes that have been happening around them. We round up some tips on how to talk to your child about COVID-19.
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Students' Safety Guide for Back-to-School Amid COVID-19
Since July of 2021, schools have begun to resume physical classes in the U.S. Children are going out more to attend school on campus, which, of course, carries the risk of them contracting COVID — especially since most children are ineligible to receive their vaccines. Students, as well as their parents, should take proactive steps to help dodge COVID-19 as they go back to school.
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