Even though we know you are all hugging your little ones a little closer right now, the day-to-day pressures of keeping it all together and the kids occupied are real. Here are some ways to keep your children busy and to cope during this challenging time.
Massachusetts Coronavirus Resources
one tough job is closely monitoring the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Below is a list of carefully selected, up-to-date resources for Massachusetts parents. For the latest updates on Coronavirus or the flu, please visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website or the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website.
Mass.gov Coronavirus Updates - regularly updated
City of Boston Coronavirus Updates - regularly updated
NBC Boston Coronavirus Coverage - regularly updated
Resources for Parents of Kids with Disabilities:
MEMA Interactive Resource Map: Find food resources near you
Women's Infant and Children: Pregnant, breast-feeding, or moms with kids under 5 are eligible to receive supplemental food.
Early Intervention (EI): If you are worried about your child (0-3) is not growing or developing, you can receive virtual visits from EI.
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