Dear Parents and Guardians,
We are all working together to get through this challenging time.
My "Office Hours" will be Tuesday through Friday (March 16 to March 20) and Monday through Friday (March 23 to March 27) from 9 am - 11 am and 1 pm - 3 pm.
My Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
My Google Class Code - yhswgrt
My Orange Prep Health Office Remind Code is @MSLWS
To best deal with the current situation, it is good to have some resources to get the latest information. These are some helpful articles:
Excellent information on Hand washing:
A very good parent resource, "Talking to Children About COVID - 19 (Coronavirus)"
It shares guidelines including: Remain calm and reassuring, Make yourself available, Monitor television viewing and social media, Maintain a normal routine to the extent possible, Be honest and accurate.
This article was put together by the National Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Nurses:
Information about the Coronavirus:
Getting your child ready for the Coronavirus:
Coping with Stress during Infectious Disease Outbreaks:
Thank you so much for your consideration of these websites. I hope they are helpful.
I hope everyone stays well and safe.
Laura W. Sacks, RN, BA, BSN, MA
Orange Preparatory Academy
400 Central Avenue
Orange, New Jersey 07050
973-677-4144 - work
973-677-2439 - fax