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Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  September 01, 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority(DHA) highlighted back-to-school health tips and preventative precautions as children gear up for school. 

Dr. Hend Al Awadhi, Head of Health Promotion and Education Section in the Dubai Health Authority's (DHA) Public Health Protection Department says, “In line with governmental guidelines, schools have adopted stringent precautionary measures to reduce the possibility of transmission of infection among students and to provide a safe and healthy educational environment. Parents also play a pivotal role in helping maintain health and safety standards. Students and parents must adopt internationally recommended safety measures at school and after school as well.”

Al Awadhi provided some tips to prepare children to go back to school.

1.     Educate children about COVID- 19, how it is transmitted and ways to protect themselves from it.
2.     Encourage your child to have a conversation with you if you feel your child is anxious about returning to school.
3.     Address any concerns and worries they may have.
4.     Be supportive and listen to your child.
5.     Speak to your child about feeling safe within the school environment.
6.     Emphasize the positives of returning to school.
7.     Inform children about the safety measures and precautions that the school will follow and explain to them that these measures are in place for everyone’s safety, health and wellbeing.
8.     Talk to them about the changes they will experience in school, such as having to wear a mask and the importance of maintaining physical distance between them and everyone at all times. 
9.     Empower them by making them understand that they are helping keep the school environment healthy and they are protecting themselves and their peers by adopting these precautionary measures. 
10.Talk to them frequently so that you can notice if they are experiencing any change in their behaviour. 

She highlighted that children should be provided with knowledge, tools and taught hygiene practises.

Knowledge:
Educate your child about COVID-19
•       Symptoms.
•       Methods of transmission
•       Ways in which your child can protect himself and others

Tools:
Provide a protective kit for your child to take to school
•       Hand sanitizers
•       Face Masks 
•       Tissues 

Practices:
•       Teach children the correct way to wash their hands
•       Educate them about the importance of maintaining sufficient physical distance (not less than 2 meters)
•       Teach them the correct sneeze / cough etiquette 
Dr Awadhi advised parents to educate children about some important preventative measures they can take to protect themselves, their peers and school staff. 

Do and don’ts at school 
Do
-       Greet others from afar 
-       Wash or sanitize your hands frequently 
-       Wear your mask the entire time you are at school 
-       Maintain physical distancing 
-       Bring your own food from home 
-       Stay home if you have ANY respiratory symptom
-       Clean and disinfect your desk 
Don’t 
-        Handshake and no high-fives either 
-       Share food with others 
-       Share your mask with your classmates
-       Sit with a big group of friends
-       Touch your eyes, nose or mouth with dirty hands
-       Throw your mask in undesignated places
-        Exchange books and stationary 
-       Spread rumors about COVID-19 

Dr Al Awadhi added governmental authorities and schools have worked hard to create a safe and positive environment for children so that they can thrive at school. 

She wished all students a happy, positive and healthy welcome back-to-school.  


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Posted on : Tuesday, September 1, 2020  10:01:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
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