Health & Wellness
There are no words to describe the anguish and grief many are experiencing in response to the increase in community violence impacting children and families. In Connecticut, the nationwide violence toward children in schools is a traumatic reminder of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown.
These are hard topics to discuss with young children. Please see the resource below to assist in talking with children about school violence.
A Message to our Integrated Health Services Community
As we all attempt to navigate the circumstances surrounding this public health crisis with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), first and foremost, it is our hope that you and your families remain safe and healthy!
We offer you the following resources to be informed of community, state, and national updates:
The national Center for Disease Control updates and resources can be found here, https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
The stated Department of Public Health updates and resources can be found here, https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus
The updates offered by Goodwin University can be found here, https://www.goodwin.edu/covid-19/
As we all practice social distancing, at the link below are some suggested healthy activities list from the IHS team: