20 minutes | Aug 6, 2020

Back to School Safely in the Time of COVID-19

Bonus episode: The calendar says it’s Back to School season, but what does that mean in these times of COVID-19? We have two doctors on this episode of ParentingU—both pediatricians and both parents—Dr. Christopher Funes and Dr. Michael Bolton. How can parents feel confident about children going back to school? What precautions make the biggest positive impact on children’s health? How can families assess their own comfort level for this transition time? These questions and more are answered on the show. This episode was recorded on Friday, July 24, 2020. Mentioned on the show: - The Three W’s—Wash your hands; Wear a mask; Watch your distances. - Our Lady of the Lake offers video visits! Find telemedicine information here: https://ololrmc.com/patients-and-visitors/video-visits -  The Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana Department of Education have information for parents. - Our Lady of the Lake has information and updates about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19. - The Centers for Disease Control continues to be a good resource for parents: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html We hope you find this Bonus episode of ParentingU informative and timely. You can hear all episodes of ParentingU on our website or on your favorite podcast app including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Podcasts. Learn more about Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health at our website: https://ololchildrens.org/ Find Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health on Facebook and Instagram.  
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