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Starting Well 2020: Toolkit for parents

Families and caregivers will play a crucial role in ensuring that schools open, and remain open, for face-to-face learning throughout the 2020-21 school year. For many students, the consequences of not being in school are greater than the health risks of COVID-19. The full school experience provides vital academic, social, emotional, physical, and nutritional benefits.
The following guidelines can help ensure a safer school environment for everyone:

Toolkit for parents
Wondering what to expect as your child goes back to school?
Monitor your children for symptoms before sending them to school. Keep them home if they are sick.
Teach your children healthy hygiene habits:
Tips for talking with children about COVID-19
  • Have a plan for what to do if someone in your household gets sick.