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Healthcare Network: Addressing the Pandemic

Nationally, health centers provide preventive medical care to almost 30 million people each year, addressing the pandemic and beyond. Nearly 1,400 health centers like Healthcare Network seek health fairness. Health centers pledge to care for those who suffer more than others from long-term sickness and poor health. As a result, [...]

How to Talk to Children About Racism and Violence

2020 has proven it is more important than ever to talk to children about racism and violence. For many adults, the murder of George Floyd is like an open wound in which salt and vinegar has been poured. With images of protests over racism and police brutality, many children may [...]

Caring for our Caregivers: The Impact of COVID-19

We need to do better caring for our caregivers. During the current pandemic, we often refer to our healthcare workers as heroes. While I think it is important to thank those we appreciate often and genuinely, we also can’t lose sight of the fact that heroes are humans with limits. Heroism [...]

Preparing Children to Return to School During COVID-19

Raising little ones is a challenge in the best of times. The coronavirus pandemic has presented new obstacles for parents, caregivers, and educators alike. The question of how to keep children safe, intellectually stimulated, and socially adept has been a point of concern in our community since early March. The [...]

How Parents Can Prevent Bullying

Millions of children are victims of bullying each year, but many parents feel at a loss about how to prevent bullying, whether children are being bullied themselves or bullying others. Firstly, for a behavior to be considered bullying, it needs to be aggressive, have an imbalance of power and be [...]

The Difference Between the Flu and COVID-19

With symptoms of COVID-19 and the flu similar, what's the difference between the flu and COVID-19. Health officials have even created the term “twindemic” to refer to the possibility of a severe flu season and the potential second wave of coronavirus. We know the typical symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, [...]