Kids HealthAs summer winds down, families are getting ready for the new school year. In addition to school supplies and new clothes, parents of children with asthma, allergies, food allergies and other chronic diseases need to make extra preparations. Complete school medical forms and allow time for doctors to review and sign them. Order prescription medications, inhaler spacers, peak flow meters and other items for school clinics. Review health issues and medications with your children and school staff. Review the importance of washing hands after using the bathroom, and before touching the face and eating. Although children may not be ready to start thinking about the upcoming school year, parents should begin to reset their child’s sleep schedule about two weeks before school starts.

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