The Minister of Education, together with the President of the Treasury Board and the Minister responsible for Digital Service announced they are launching a webpage to report COVID-19 cases in schools and child care centres. This page will be updated every weekday with…
The Ontario government announced the launch of a new voluntary interactive screening tool to assist parents, students and staff with the daily assessment of COVID-19 symptoms and risk factors that is required before attending school.
The results will let parents, students, and education staff know whether they should attend school each day or…
The OACAS has updated a resource to help children and youth understand some basic facts about face coverings, including what they are, how to wear them and take them off, and how to care for them. Info at: http://www.oacas.org/face-coverings/
Going back to school this year will be a challenge
Families and school districts are weighing difficult decisions on whether to return to school in person, online or a hybrid of the two during the COVID-19 pandemic. No matter which learning model is put in place, the school year is going to be challenging…
The OACAS has launched a resource to help children and youth understand some basic facts about face coverings, including what they are, how to wear them and take them off, and how to care for them. Info at: http://www.oacas.org/face-coverings/
Additionally, the OACAS has published a Resource for Teachers called “Challenges and Risks for Children and Youth During the Pandemic. Click here to access.
CNN and Sesame Street are presenting a second Town Hall on Coronavirus this Saturday, May 30 at 10 a.m. ET to help children and parents understand the latest additional issues surrounding Coronavirus, including staying safe in the summer months, going back to school and how to manage big feelings. Join Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Elmo and Abby Cadabby. Info at: https://cnn.it/2TNkyOT
McMaster University has launched a survey to better understand how parents and children are coping during COVID-19 pandemic. The study’s general themes focus on the well-being and health of children and caregivers, family stressors, family relations, and how COVID-19 has specifically had an impact on individuals. Families can participate at www.OntarioParentSurvey.ca.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Woodview Mental Health & Autism Services are temporarily offering some services virtually. The walk-in clinics in Brant and Paris are now virtual “walk-in” counselling services. It’s easy to book an appointment.
- Call one of the clinics below
- Receive an appointment via phone or secure video
Brant Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 runs from May 4 to May 9.
Follow along for information and updates about Brant Mental Health Awareness Week 2020.
There will be daily schedules posted on our social media pages, with all the resources and links to each event that is happening for that specific day. Visit the BMHA Facebook page and and follow BMHA on Twitter.
Just because you’re stuck at home, doesn’t mean you can’t move. Keep the kids (and yourselves) limber by doing yoga and dance. Join the fun and work up a sweat with these videos…