Teach Your Kiddos to Meditate with These Easy Tips!

It's always important to find ways to cope and keep your head calm. One great way to do this is to teach your kiddos to meditate! If your child is worried about a test, a concert performance or even a big game, then meditation could be a beneficial solution for them! If you’re thinking, “that

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Temporary Mask Mandate for ACPS Employees

According to a press release sent out by the Alachua County Public Schools on Monday August 2, 2021, masks will be temporarily required for Alachua County Public School employees, vendors and visitors to district facilities. This ACPS mask mandate is due in large part to the rapidly rising rate of COVID cases in the community

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More Nurses for COVID Support in Alachua County Public Schools

This fall, the Alachua County Public Schools will have some new faces on campus.  In partnership with the Alachua County Health Department, there will be an additional 30 nurses working in the schools to help with COVID mitigation efforts. These nurses will work alongside current school nursing staff and will be focused on contact tracing,

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How long can COVID-19 live on different surfaces?

You’re furiously scrubbing places you haven’t cleaned in years and frequently disinfecting the “high-touch” areas of your house, but how often should you actually be cleaning different surfaces? According to Harvard Medical School, “A recent study found that the COVID-19 coronavirus can survive up to four hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard,

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