Your Resource for a Safe and Healthy Approach for Your KidsWhether a child is starting kindergarten or starting their senior year, we want to help them stay healthy, both physically and mentally, while they're at school. Our school resources offer parents information to help get kids stay safe and healthy throughout the year.
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What to Know About Kids' Mental Health
Learn about what mental health means for kids, how to know if your child needs help and resources available in the community.
The Weight of Heavy Backpacks on Children
David Siambanes DO. discusses the weight of heavy backpacks on children and back pain associated with it. Learn more about BayCare’s children’s health services at BayCareKids.org
Activities and Coloring Pages
Kids can join in on this interactive short story, told by one of our wellness and safety experts and the help of some of her friends. Kids will learn about the different types of germs they may encounter at school or home and the importance of proper hand washing, followed by a demonstration of the proper way to wash your hands.
There are seven steps to properly washing your hands. Learn about proper handwashing to help stay protected from germs.
Kids and Concussions
Dr. Kevin Elder discusses the importance of recognizing concussion in youth athletes, management strategies and information about evaluation and prevention of concussion. Learn more about BayCare’s children’s health services.
The Importance of Stretching and Nutrition for Youth Athletes
Dr. Tracey DeLucia discusses keys to keeping youth athletes in the game including nutrition and stretching. Learn more about BayCare’s children’s health services at BayCareKids.org