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Back to school

With the end of summer vacation just around the corner, students and parents alike begin to prepare for the upcoming school year. While kids are probably more concerned with making the last days of summer count, parents want to make sure their child is not only prepared for the classroom, but safe.

Parents can help their children get ready for fall with these back-to-school safety tips:

  • Teach your child about the “do”s and “don’t”s of playground safety to ensure a fun and safe recess.
  • Bring your child to a clinic or pediatrician for any required immunization shots to keep them healthy during the fall and winter months.
  • Teach your child about school bus safety to ensure they get to and from school without injury.
  • Learn about available school health services and get to know the staff that can help take care of your child if they become sick at school.

Preparing your child for a safe and healthy return to school is a great way to ensure they get the most out of their education. When that first day arrives, you can feel confident that your child is off to a great start.

Tweet us @MassGov if you have any questions or to share how you help your child prepare for the school year.

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