Keeping Your Kids Healthy for Back to School

At Progressive Medical Center, we are committed to health and wellness. We apply a whole-person approach to every member of your family to derive comprehensive insights into health that unlock a better quality of life. 

We know that 2020 has been a difficult year to say the least, full of numerous stressors. As kids head back to school, some will be returning to the classroom to mingle with peers in person, some will navigate a hybrid of at-home and in-person learning, and others will continue exclusively remote schooling—leaving their parents to juggle work and supervising schoolwork. In light of these challenges, many of our clients have asked us if there are any particular measures that can be taken to promote good health as the new school year begins. 

One topic that seems to be at the front of everyone’s mind is how to boost immunity heading into the traditional cold and flu season. The good news is that there are steps to take to help you and your family stay healthy. As a team of dedicated medical professionals, here’s our advice for preventative measures against viral infections to help your kids’ immune systems work optimally:

We know there’s still a lot of uncertainty ahead, so instead of getting caught up in fretting, put that energy to use toward items that you actually have control over, such as those mentioned in the above list. While unfortunately there’s no guarantee that you won’t catch something, the good news is that even if you do, a stronger immune system will enable you to fight it off more quickly.

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