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Coronavirus Information for Students & Parents

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Dear Students & Parents:

During this difficult time while we are engaged in remote learning, I will be updating this page with helpful resources for parents and students regarding this novel (new) virus. Please check back frequently if you have any questions, or feel free to email me @ heather.balog@woodbridge.k12.nj.us. I don't have all the answers, but I will certainly do my best to find out what I can for you.

Symptoms of Coronavirus include:

Fever (greater than 100.3)

Cough (dry---this means that you are not coughing up mucus)

Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Some of these symptoms are similar to the flu, cold, or allergies. This chart may help you distinguish the difference:

Coronavirus

The best defense against Coronavirus and all other diseases is of course, handwashing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Tao33mBRVk

DIRECT LINK TO CDC's WEBSITE: https://www.cdc.gov/

TALKING TO YOUR CHILD ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS: https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-r

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CORONAVIRUS IN CHILDREN VS. ADULTS: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/03/17/coronavirus-looks-different-kids-than-adults/