8 back to school safety tips for your child against COVID-19

The Covid-19 global pandemic happened and over the past 2 years, our entire world was turned upside down. The virus spread that started at the beginning of 2020, had put our next few years at a standstill. With the rapid deaths of millions across the globe, a lot of loss occurred in the human population and economy. A global lockdown was issued in an attempt to strain the virus. All of the educational institutes switched to Zoom calls to continue while the adults had to work from home. It affected the traders and farmers as well, as there was no business to conduct. The virus was able to create more variants as well. The variants that caused more waves of this virus were named Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta and Omicron, each proving deadlier than the previous. However, we have been able to get the virus a little bit in control. Scientists have developed many vaccines to protect us from the virus. Everything is now slowly going back to how it was. Schools, colleges and even certain corporates are opening up. Public spaces are now open to entertain the crowd while maintaining certain protocols.

But still, there are chances for the virus to reoccur and if you are planning on sending your child back to school, you need to take certain precautions to avoid issues such as student syndrome. As children do not understand the threat level completely hence you need to discipline them and make them follow certain methods of hygiene. The kids are young and are thus more vulnerable to getting attacked by the virus. In this article, we are about to discuss 8 such back to school safety tips. Thus helping your child to combat the COVID-19 virus in the best way possible. 

8 safety tips for your child to combat Covid-19

  • If your child is old enough according to the vaccination age limit then get them vaccinated.
  • Learn in detail how the school is dealing with the virus and the precautions they are taking.
  • Talk to your kids about maintaining a good distance from others.
  • Inform your child about why wearing a mask is important
  • Teach your child the discipline of washing their hands properly and thoroughly.
  • Encourage them to tell the authorities when they are not feeling the best.
  • Check if all the staff are vaccinated.
  • Check with the school staff if all the rooms are thoroughly cleaned and sanitised.

Since kids are still very young to properly understand why it is a harmful virus and how it can affect them, they tend to overlook the safety protocols. But since all the schools are reopening we need to educate them on the same. We need to encourage them to sanitise or wash their hands after playing outdoors or even getting in physical touch with anyone, to wear the mask at all times and to maintain a good distance as much as possible. Little children can easily be targeted by this virus because they do not have a strong immune system nor are they vaccinated. After opening up more than half of school, the kids are going to be more open to gathered or crowded spaces. Hence, leaving behind chances of getting contaminated by the same. 

If your kid is saying they aren’t feeling the best and are showing the symptoms of the Covid-19 virus, you should get them tested as soon as possible. In case you are residing in Noida or the Greater Noida region, Hindustan Wellness can help you out. They have a NABL accredited lab structure and samples are collected from the doorstep. Also, the lab promises the results to be delivered to you before 11 pm on the same day. You can even access them online by email. Do visit the official website https://www.hindustanwellness.com/package/Covid-19-For-Noida-And-Greater-Noida to know more.