Heading Back to School or Back to Work?

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Our friends at Tennesse State University Cooperative Extension have put together some excellent resources about easing the transition back to school and work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Concern about COVID-19, makes the decision to go back to school difficult. Schools
will look different because of recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The virus is highly contagious and people can be carriers without showing symptoms. In vulnerable populations, symptoms can cause severe illness which makes it difficult to send your child back to school. To help ease anxiety, this information will provide you with tools when sending your child to school.

Due to COVID-19, workers in the United States have been asked to quarantine themselves. This will hopefully flatten the curve of transmitting the virus by staying at home and working from home. COVID-19 is a virus that doctors are still trying to
figure out. Persons can be carriers and not show symptoms. Due to the virus being highly contagious and causing severe illness, it may cause anxiety; particularly in vulnerable populations. This information will provide tools on how to handle anxiety when going back to work.