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Helpful Links:

Chesapeake’s Return-to-School Plan and Metrics

Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 in Virginia

 

2021 February Comfort Zone at Home Support Group –

An opportunity for campers ages 10 – 17 (18 if still in high school) who have experienced the death of a parent, guardian, sibling, or friend to connect with others, share stories and discuss coping skills.  Parents/Guardians of campers are also invited to attend and participate in a group for adults.

Registration is now open and space is limited.  Click this link to begin the application process.  Please note children and adults are not enrolled in camp until the screening process is complete and you receive an acceptance email.

 

Sleep Disorderssleeping child

Sleep disorders in children and adolescents are common; even infants may have sleep disorders. Studies have shown that poor sleep quality and/or quantity in children are associated with a host of problems, including academic, behavioral, developmental and social difficulties, weight abnormalities, and other health problems. Not only do pediatric sleep problems affect child health, but they can impact family dynamics and parental or sibling sleep.  We have found some resources to help if your child experiences any of these:

Children and devices

Sleep hygiene

Sleep Disorders Adolescents

 

 

How to Avoid Digital Eye Strain– With our students spending increased amounts of time at the computer, it’s especially important to know how to minimize digital eye strain.  

 

 

Five Best Exercises to Help You Lose Weight- What you eat is important. But a new study found the top five exercises that work for weight loss, even for people with a genetic risk for obesity.