The District has put together lists of resources for parents. They are listed on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page accessible from the homepage. Listed on the right-hand side are Resources for parents - Academic Resources,
Health & Wellness Resources, and Practical Resources.
It is hoped that these contacts and links will help families during this time.
In addition, a reminder from Mrs. Conner, the School Nurse:
MODEL BASIC HYGIENE AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLE PRACTICES
• Practice daily good hygiene. Encourage your child to practice these simple steps to prevent
spreading the virus.
o Wash your hands multiple times a day for 20 seconds. Signing “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” or
“Happy Birthday” twice is about 20 seconds.
o Compliment your children when they use a Kleenex or sneeze or cough into the bend of their
elbow. Teach them the importance of throwing away used tissues immediately after sneezing
o Sadly, handshakes and hugs need to be limited to immediate family members, at least for now.
• Foster a sense of control. Offering guidance on what your child/children can do to prevent
infection offers them a greater sense of control, which reduces anxiety.
• Build the immune system. Encourage your child to eat a balanced diet, get enough sleep, and
exercise regularly; this will help them develop a robust immune system to fight off illness.
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