How Parents Can Help Kids With Back To School Anxiety in 2021

Alison Escalante MD
Family Matters
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5 min readSep 8, 2021

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For kids, going to school has never felt more uncertain than it does in fall 2021, as they enter their third school year affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Will they be able to keep going to school or will their school shut down, as some already are? What if they get COVID, or what if they bring the Delta variant home to siblings too young to be vaccinated? Will they be okay?

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Alison Escalante MD
Family Matters

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