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Addressing school-related anxiety in children

As children and teens head back to school, they may be anxious for several reasons, from social stressors to a fear of bullying.

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Dealing with pandemic-induced back-to-school anxiety and homesickness

Follow these strategies to help ease back-to-school anxiety and homesickness that students may be experiencing due to the pandemic.

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Getting your student’s sleep schedule back on track for the school year

To get kids on a sleep schedule for the school year, it’s important to start moving bedtime earlier and make sure kids are waking up at a reasonable time.

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Back-to-school vaccines

Back-to-school time is a great time to ensure all your child’s vaccines are up to date. In fact, many school systems require children to be vaccinated to attend school.

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Can my child get COVID-19 from riding the school bus?

Research has shown that the risk of getting COVID-19 from riding a school bus is low when basic precautionary measures — such as masking, only allowing two kids per seat and leaving the windows open — are taken.