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October 23, 2020
Getting Kids Ready for Election Madness
Teach children tolerance, empathy and respect during turbulent times

With the nation seemingly is as divided as ever, it’s a good parent's job to lower the volume, reduce the intolerance and strive to teach empathy and understanding for all during this election season.
A young boy waves an American flag with a mask on.
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Low-Risk Ways to Celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving and More
The holidays are here; but so is this third wave of COVID-19

Way back in April, many of us got the first taste of what a holiday (Easter, Passover or Ramadan) would look like during the coronavirus pandemic. While we hoped that the experience would be unique one, few of us imagined that come the holiday season we would still be dealing with the pandemic, and possibly staring a third wave in the face along with Halloween costumes, Thanksgiving turkey and even Christmas presents. Read more
Young girls celebrate Halloween in a safe way inside the home during Halloween.
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Ghosts, Goblins and Beautiful Scary Music Go Virtual!
The Spooky Symphony is moving to an online concert on Sunday, Oct. 25

Celebrating its 11th year, the Spooky Symphony will move online to deliver unforgettable performances of the most beautiful scary music ever written, without the real life angst of having to crowd together in a big concert hall.
Gregory Reed
Photo: Gregory Reed
Other News
COVID cases up to almost 100 in Miami-Dade schools

Free child care for voters offered by the YWCA in Downtown and Miami Gardens
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Drive-thru, walk-up and mobile testing sites in Miami-Dade County.

With coronavirus cases in schools, pediatricians ask parents to stay vigilant

5 ways families can prepare as coronavirus cases surge
Helpful Links for Coronavirus Related Information

  • Miami-Dade County’s Coronavirus page also has updates as well as a listing of additional online resources. Click Here

  • Florida Department of Health’s Coronavirus page. Click Here

  • The Miami-Dade School Board also has a Coronavirus page, as well as a Parent Guide to the Novel Coronavirus. Click Here