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COVID-19 & Back-to-School

For nearly every school and family, the back-to-school season looks and feels very different this year. Here you will find a selection of free, evidence-based resources designed to support you and your students or children in reducing stress, eating healthy, moving regularly, getting quality sleep, and more, whether school is taking place in-person or virtually.

 

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Back to School Guides for Creating a Caring School Community

Back to School Guides for Creating a Caring School Community

Our back to school guides are ‘grab-and-go’ resources any educator can use to co-create a caring, supportive in-person and/or virtual school environment.

 

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#SEHealthChat: COVID-19 and Back-to-School

Explore the top takeaways from our social-emotional health Twitter chat with school health experts.

Creating a Supportive Learning Environment at Home

Try these five strategies to create a calm and motivating learning environment for your children.

Connecting with Students in a Virtual Space

Learn ways to virtually connect and engage with students in ways that support learning and well-being.

 

For Parents & Caregivers


Back to School Toolkit

Hand-picked resources from our school health experts to help families start the school year feeling confident and connected.

3 Actions to Fight Flu

Follow these preventative steps from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help keep you and your family healthy this flu season.

Quick, Healthy Lunches

Try these quick and healthy lunch ideas that you and your family can enjoy at home or on the go. También disponible en español!

Healthy at Home Toolkit

Resources designed to support you and your family in reducing stress, eating healthy, moving regularly, getting quality sleep, and more.

Finding Personal Space

When personal space is in short supply, remember that any space can be transformed into your very own "zen den" or "quiet corner."
 

 

For Educators & Out-of-School Time Staff


Stress Management for Educators

Learn practical tips to maintain your cool, even in times of crisis. Presented in partnership with Kaiser Permanente and Sanford Harmony.

Finding Balance in Disorienting Times

To balance something means to put it in a steady position to prevent it from falling. During uncertain times, you may find yourself not feeling very steady – and that’s ok!

Fitness Break Cards

Use these simple, 5-minute physical activity ideas to keep moving and relieve stress.

CARES Act Funding Implementation

Learn how Healthier Generation can help you create and implement a plan to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the health and well-being of your students and staff.
 

 

For Employers & Employees


Making Self-Care a Priority at Work

Any company can benefit from making self-care a priority, especially now. Learn how in this article from Thrive Global featuring Healthier Generation CEO Kathy Higgins.

8 Tips to Stay Hydrated

Drinking enough water can be easier said than done. Here are some simple steps to make it fun & easy! También disponible en español!

Fitness Break Cards

Use these simple, 5-minute physical activity ideas to keep moving and relieve stress.

Finding Personal Space

When personal space is in short supply, remember that any space can be transformed into your very own "zen den" or "quiet corner."
 

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We will continue to update this page in accordance with guidelines from national health and education authorities and provide new resources as applicable.

Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at cdc.gov for the latest information on COVID-19.