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COVID-19 Vaccination Primary School Program

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COVID-19 Vaccination Primary School Program
Beginning on Friday 27 May 2022, the COVID-19 vaccination program will be operating in selected schools on Fridays and Saturdays only, over five weeks.
Vaccinations will be available on Friday to the school community and Saturday for both the school and wider community to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of which dose […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination for Kids Available During the School Holidays

COVID-19 vaccines available during the school holidays
Have you got spare time these school holidays? There are plenty of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available. Protect your child against COVID-19 ahead of term two by making sure they’re up to date with their COVID-19 vaccine. Children 5 to 11 can have two doses of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 […]

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Return to School in SA 2022 – Information for Parents about School & COVID-19

QUICK LINKS & INFO ABOUT THE RETURN TO SCHOOL IN 2022
Whether your child is returning to school for face to face teaching or learning online from home, you may have questions relating to schooling in 2022 while navigating COVID-19. To help, we’ve put together a handy reference guide with links to government websites containing helpful […]

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SA Health & COVID-19 | Where To Get Tested in Adelaide

COVID-19 Testing – How and Where to get Tested in South Australia
There are currently around 84 COVID-19 testing facilities in South Australia, so if you are displaying even mild symptoms of COVID-19, the advice from SA Health is to be tested.
Updated Sunday 10 July 2022
You should get tested as soon as you develop any COVID-19 […]

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Supporting Childrens Mental Health

Supporting Children’s Mental Health During a Pandemic

 
Supporting children’s mental health during a pandemic
Children are not immune to the effects of uncertainty, with research showing they can recognise and respond to it from as young as 20 months old.
Here are some tips from Emerging Minds on how parents can help support children during the pandemic:

Create time and space on a regular basis […]

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How to Prepare Your Child for a COVID-19 Test | SA Health Advice

Advice from SA Health on how to prepare your child for a COVID-19 test.
It’s a daunting thought for many who are yet to undergo a COVID-19 test for the first time, yet children understandably can have a higher level of anxiety and are likely to have lots of questions for their parents.  
No matter your […]

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SA Health coronavirus booklet for children

Coronavirus booklet for children | SA Health | 2020

Information For Parents, Carers And Children about COVID-19
Are you finding it difficult talking to your child about the coronavirus? It’s normal to be feeling anxious at these times and it’s natural for children to pick up on our feelings and emotions.
Children may need extra attention and reassurance. It is important we let them know we’re looking […]

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The Wiggles: Social Distancing Video | 2020

The Wiggles Release Social Distancing Video
The Wiggles are here to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The importance of staying home and social distancing doesn’t have to be a scary conversation. You can sing and dance along at home and become a hand washing hero. 
Watch the video below:

 

For more information and all enquiries please visit The […]

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Helping children cope with stress during the coronavirus outbreak

Helping children cope with stress during the coronavirus outbreak
According to the World Health Organisation, children may respond to stress in different ways such as being more clingy, anxious, withdrawing, angry or agitated, bedwetting etc.  Respond to your child’s reactions in a supportive way, listen to their concerns and give them extra love and attention.
Children need […]

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