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Back to School Health & Safety Tips

Start the School Year off Healthy

It is that time of year again; school is in session. This can be exciting but also overwhelming time.  At Phoebe, we have you covered!  Let our medical staff help you and your children stay healthy this year.

Tips to Stay Healthy at School

The lazy days of summer of are over as kids are trading in their swim suits and flip flops for uniforms and sneakers as they get ready for a new school year. Heading back to school can also mean being exposed to more germs and fighting illnesses.

Healthy Sleep Habits for Children

A good night’s sleep is an important part of staying healthy, especially for children. “When children are well-rested, they feel better, and they usually perform better in school,” said Trina Marsh, Manager of the Phoebe Sleep Disorders Center.

Backpack Safety

As your kids go back to school, they’ll also probably go back to using their backpacks which may have been sitting unused in a corner or a closet all summer. It’s important to remember that backpacks can cause injuries if they are not used correctly.