A Guide to Safe Travel During Pandemic

A Guide to Safe Travel During a Pandemic Our experts have been inundated with questions about travel during COVID-19. The bottom line is, if you do not need to travel, it is best to stay home and socially distant. If you must travel, here are some tips about how to do it safely. These tips are…
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Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Coronavirus

Courtesy of Carilion Clinic   Summertime means travel, even in a pandemic year. In fact, having been under quarantine or stay-at-home orders for several months, people are more anxious than ever to get away from it all on a much-needed vacation. Epidemiologists and infectious disease experts agree that this year, a staycation is a better idea. The…
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Make your own Mask

Originally Published on Supplies Needed Mask 1 is fitted, with 2 layers of fabric and a pocket between them for an optional filter (see research links for info on filters). It is held on by elastic ear loops. Elastic can also be threaded to fit around the head. Mask 2 is fitted, with 2…
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What to do if you are sick with coronavirus

f you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, the CDC recommends the steps below to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community. Stay home except to get medical care Stay home: People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 are able to recover at…
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Is it Flu or Coronavirus?

Suffering from a sore throat, cough, or just feeling run down? With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, or coronavirus, it may feel difficult to determine if your symptoms are stemming from the flu or from something else. You can monitor your symptoms and protect yourself and others with a few simple guidelines. Coronavirus vs. Flu…
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Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus Will I get sick? Why are they closing the schools? I’m scared. I’m upset that I can’t go to ballet class. These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school…
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Homeschooling Moms Share Tips

Homeschooling Moms Share Tips to New Homeschoolers As the new coronavirus, COVID-19, has shuttered schools, parents find themselves teaching their own kids at home. Don’t know what you’re doing? That’s OK. Today Parents has some advice straight from moms who have been homeschooling for years. 1. Hold a Family Meeting Heather Bowen, a mom of two from…
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COVID-19 less severe in children than adults: AAP study

AAP Study Confirms Kids Get Less Severe Coronavirus; Infants More at Risk A new study confirms that coronavirus has been less severe in children, although infants in China had higher rates of serious symptoms. It has been appeared for sometime that children are less seriously affected than adults, but a new analysis of data from China…
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Covid-19 FAQs from the CDC

Covid-19 FAQs from the CDC What is the risk of my child becoming sick with COVID-19? Based on available evidence, children do not appear to be at higher risk for COVID-19 than adults. While some children and infants have been sick with COVID-19, adults make up most of the known cases to date. How can…
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Guidance for Families Regarding Covid-19

Best Practices to Keep Your Children Healthy: – Hand Hygiene: Frequent hand washing with soap and water or hand sanitizer. – Avoid touching your face or eyes. – Social distancing: Avoid public spaces like playgrounds, restaurants, churches, and movie theaters. – Maintain 3–6 feet of distance from others. – Avoid shaking or touching hands. –…
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