3 things to consider before first day of classes, according to pediatric infectious disease doctor

If your children are able to head back to their school for in-person education, there are plenty of things to consider before the first day of class.

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One pediatric infectious disease doctor says that parents should prepare bags with extra masks, and have one bag for clean masks and a bag for dirty masks while in school. And try to find the perfect mask for them now.

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Thinking about talking to your kids about using hand sanitizer in the classroom? Put it in their knapsack, keep it in their desk.

Dr. Sharon Nachman also suggests talking to your children now about the school bus.

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If your child is sick, don't send them to school.
Watch the full interview with Dr. Sharon Nachman below?