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How to Relax in Your Mask

Families School Staying Safe

As we head into the fall, take a moment to calmly review mask wearing! This one is for the younger ones in our lives….as well as adults! Stay Safe. Stay Sane. And Just Breathe! #COVID19 #covidkids #breathwork ~Aparna

Relaxing With Your Mask

Families School Staying Safe Videos

As we head into the fall, take a moment to calmly review mask wearing! This one if for the younger ones in our lives….as well as adults! Stay Safe. Stay Sane. And Just Breathe! ~Aparna Link to original FB post

What safety precautions for clothing, supplies, and shoes can I take if I am sending my children back to school?

Families Infection and Spread Reopening School Staying Safe

A: While there are no stringent guidelines, we know that we should wash everything frequently with soap and water. Continue to follow SMART guidelines. And make it a routine and it will be easier to remember. Here are some guidelines for children returning to school in descending order of importance: 1) Reinforce hand washing. Pack

Should I send my child to daycare*?

Families Reopening School Staying Safe

A: The data are not yet conclusive, but there are several considerations to keep in mind to help guide this individual decision. 1) Low level of community transmission matters. This can influence the likelihood of cases arising in the daycare center. We cannot emphasize this point enough. Many have asked what metrics to use. Most

Young Adults, Mental Health, and College

Families Mental Health Reopening School

Nerdy Guest Amani Martorella chats with Malia about young adults, mental health, and college. Amani Martorella, MSSW, is the Senior Clinical Social Worker at the Johns Hopkins University’s student counseling center, and the senior staff advisor for A Place To Talk, a campus peer mental health support group. She talks about how college students have

My kid is returning to college, living off campus with a friend “pod” and attending classes (mostly remotely).

Families Reopening School Staying Safe

Q: What advice can I give about being responsible and safe? I know they are eager for normal college social life, but I am really worried abut COVID risk. A: Suggest that the pod makes a PACT: Protection, Accountability, Commitment, Trust. Protection/Prevention: The group can determine together the specific prevention measures and behaviors they will

How frequently should students in a college community get tested in order to prevent large COVID-19 outbreaks?

Reopening School Testing and Contact Tracing

A: Every 2 days, according to one recently-published model. Every 2 days!? Whaaaaah???? With hundreds of thousands of students around the country headed back to college campuses this month, COVID testing is something every college needs to plan for: Who, how, and how often? The “how often” question was answered last week in a study

What’s the importance of ventilation in preventing SARS-CoV-2?

Infection and Spread Masks Reopening School Staying Safe

Q: How can I best manage the ventilation in my own office/school/home? A: Scientists are calling for more attention to VENTILATION in prevention of SARS-CoV-2 transmission. You can help manage risk by opening doors and windows where possible, increasing outside airflow and filtration in HVAC systems, using portable HEPA air filters, and wearing masks indoors.