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March 19, 2020
As Miami-Dade County comes to grips with the Coronavirus Pandemic, The Children's Trust has decided to dedicate our latest Parenting Our Children Newsletter to dealing with the parental side of dealing with the crisis.
How to Deal with the Panic Pandemic
The mental toll of Coronavirus on kids

Keeping our children away from exposure to Coronavirus will be every parent’s top priority for the foreseeable future. But exclusively focusing on the physical would be a mistake. The mental toll the pandemic will take on all of us, especially those who are less equipped to deal with stress, promises to be a daunting byproduct of these unprecedented times.  Read more
Boy in protective face mask.
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Making the Most of the New Normal at Home with Kids
Doing your best to parent during Coronavirus pandemic

The right approach will mean the difference between hours upon hours of boredom, or worse, tension, stress and fear, and productive time spent working, learning and enjoying time with your kids that you might have never had or will have again.  Read more
A family enjoys time playing with each other at home.
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What You Need to Know About Coronavirus and Other Resources
Calm, diligence and plenty of hand-washing for all

The latest information from local, state and federal agencies as well as general tips and resources to help you and your family get through the Coronavirus pandemic.  Read more
Image of artistic version of the Coronavirus disease.
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Other News
Mayor Carlos Gimenez Orders the Closing of All Parks and Beaches

Get the Ready4K Core Program for Free for the Remainder of the School Year

South Florida Libraries and Bookstores Close, Change Hours During Coronavirus Outbreak

IRS Payment Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020
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