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A parent’s short guide to school health forms

School health forms provide critical information for the school to help your child reach optimal health and achieve their full academic potential.

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5 back-to-school tips from a pediatrician to parents

Linda Fu, M.D., gives advice on helping your kids transition into the new school year.

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Three tips for a smooth back-to-school transition

For a smooth back-to-school transition, make sure you talk to your child about the transition, identify potential stressors and try a “dress rehearsal” to get them used to the routine.

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Returning to school after an acute illness

Attending or returning to school can be difficult for kids with acute illnesses. But there are strategies that parents and caregivers can use to help facilitate returning to school after an acute illness.

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What is a School-Based Health Center?

School-based Health Centers are a great community resource and play an active role in providing health care for children.