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Nearly 100,000 Children Tested Positive for COVID-19 At the End of July

This article reports that during the month of July, that there were 338,982 total child COVID-19 cases (cumulative).

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Worried about Anxiety and your kid? Here are 11 symptoms of anxiety

An anxiety disorder is a condition in which the human body abnormally responds to stress. During the Covid-19 pandemic, additional stressors were affecting the lives of millions of Americans. We will list some of them, but there are many more.

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Online Predators Target Children when Ordered to Stay Home.

We all miss our relationships. Predators are aware of this, and they are more than happy to fill that void.

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Is there a need for child abuse prevention amidst pandemic?

Isolation and the stress of children being home all the time could increase the risk for child abuse, and children being out of school naturally reduces the number of eyes watching over them.

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COVID-19: How The Health of Children Is at Stake

Children may not be dying in the same number as adults or senior citizens due to COVID-19, but their health is at risk and so are the lives of their parents and grandparents. While children are often more susceptible to certain diseases and have a better ability to bounce back and heal from health issues.

This appears to be the case with COVID-19, but it should not lead to an utter dismissal of their unique health care needs or their special circumstances by politicians.

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Are Your Kids Home and Online? How to Keep Them Safer

The FBI sounded the alarm recently about something that we know all too well here at OYP: there is increased opportunity for exploitation with children going online more often and less supervised in the COVID-19 era.