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COVID-19 Information: 

Holiday Preparation Information and Planning Strategies from the CDC:

 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ON COVID-19

 

IF YOU OR YOUR CHILD ARE SICK:  The CDC is recommending that if you or your child are ill, contact your health care provider to obtain guidance on visiting a physician’s office.  Here is a link from Johns Hopkins Medical Center for more information regarding what to do if you or your family member is ill.  

 

STAY INFORMED:  Information about COVID19 should be obtained from these reputable sources:  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC),  the National Institutes of Health (NIH), John Hopkins and the World Health Organization (WHO).  

HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS MAKE A HEALTHY COMMUNITY:  By keeping yourself healthy and practicing “social distancing” you are keeping your entire community healthy! Below are recommendations from the CDC to keep yourself and others healthy. Additional information can be found at the NJ Department of Health.  

 

GENERAL HEALTHY HABITS TO PREVENT ILLNESS:

  • Washing your hands with soap and water

  • Using hand sanitizer when soap is not available

  • Do not touch your face, especially your eyes, nose or mouth

  • Practicing Social Distancing (staying at least 6 feet away from others)

  • Adults and Children over 2 years of age should wear a mask when in public and unable to maintain social distancing.

  • Eating Nutritious Foods

  • Getting Adequate Rest 

  • Exercising Daily

 

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS:

 

  • Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/mental-health-and-coping/index.html

 

  • How to Talk to your children about COVID-19

        https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/talking-with-children.html

        https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-how-talk-child.html