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Summer Camp Safety in the COVID-19 era

Considering summer camp for you children this year? Make sure the camp you choose follows the newest safety guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. These tips can help.

Occupational Therapy Spotlight: Pediatrics

April is National Occupational Therapy Month, which allows us to highlight the different types of occupational therapy and feature some of the incredible clinicians at UF Health Jacksonville. Our first highlight is on pediatric occupational therapy.

Safe Family Travel Options

Staying at home for so long is causing cabin fever for many families. Know that there are safe places to travel and explore! Dr. Andrew Sinder shares his top picks for exploring nature in the Southeast.

Getting Back-to-School Safely

This year, back-to-school planning has been incredibly complex because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For some, this time is filled with excitement as kids prepare to see their friends, teachers, principals, librarians, bus drivers and school staff in person for…

Helping Children and Teens Manage Stress during COVID-19

Children and teens may face a variety of stressors as they navigate everyday life. During this unique time of COVID-19, the nature of the stressors are different, and it becomes even more important for youth to strengthen their coping and…

How to Make and Keep Healthy Family Resolutions in 2020

This is the time of year to think about goals for the New Year! Have you made any New Year’s resolutions for 2020? Are they goals for just you, your children or your family? It’s not too late to set resolutions for 2020. Big and small goals give us something…

Injury Prevention: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can distract families from taking simple safety measures to help prevent injuries. Keep your spirits bright by following these precautions when decorating and gifting. Décor dangers Twinkling lights, fresh trees and candles are common sights throughout the holidays. If your family adds…