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CDC: Ventilation in Schools and Childcare Programs
Ventilation is one component of maintaining healthy environments, and is an important COVID-19 prevention strategy. This site includes ways to improve ventilation in school and childcare settings, whether in a large building or in a home.
Chicago Public Schools Grab and Go Meal Sites Interactive Map
This Chicago Public Schools interactive map provides the locations and hours of sites where parents and children can pick up meals. Each child gets a bag with breakfast and lunch for three days. Children do not need to be CPS students.
Chicago Run Family Fit Kit
Chicago Run believes running and fitness are critical to the physical and mental health of our young people and communities. The site offers family fitness ideas and at-home resources to stay healthy and active during COVID-19.
Recursos de aprendizaje en persona para padres y cuidadores en las escuelas públicas de Chicago
Después de casi un año del cierre de escuelas y de aprendizaje a distancia debido a la pandemia mundial del COVID-19, las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago (CPS) reabrieron edificios escolares para el aprendizaje en persona.
Expansion of School-Based Health Services in California: An Opportunity for More Trauma-Informed Care for Children
September 2020 | In April 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved California’s Medicaid state plan amendment, allowing school districts to access more …
Making Connections Backpack – Prevention Institute
The Making Connections Backpack is a resource library from Prevention Institute for those engaged in building a gendered and community-level approach to improving mental …
State Efforts to Expand School Health Services: Activity Tracker
This regularly updated brief tracks state efforts to expand access to school health services, either through a state plan amendment or through legislative/administrative action, allowing school districts to bill Medicaid for health services delivered to all Medicaid-enrolled children.