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Staying Active During COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | November 2, 2020

Self-quarantining, physical distancing, and the closure of many gyms have made it harder to exercise. As many of our daily routines remain restricted during this pandemic, it is difficult to find the motivation to exercise. With the challenges of working…

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Flu Vaccine

By Family Kickstart Georgia | October 5, 2020

Influenza, commonly known as flu, is a highly contagious disease caused by the influenza virus. Vaccination is the best protection against influenza, so for best protection against influenza, people are strongly advised to get the influenza vaccine every year. This…

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Childcare and COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | September 7, 2020

As a parent, you may wonder how childcare centers are managing during the COVID-19 outbreak. As an educator, you might look for ways to keep kids happy, safe during this time. Fortunately, children do not seem to be at high…

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Allergies in Childhood

By Family Kickstart Georgia | August 31, 2020

Allergies happen when your child’s immune system reacts to an allergen in the environment. It might be something like food, dust, mites, or pollen. Allergens cause your child’s immune system to release histamine and other substances into his body, this…

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Physical Distancing and Family Wellbeing during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | August 17, 2020

The rules about physical distancing and self-isolation are changing all the time. For the most up-to-date information, you can check physical distancing and self-isolation guidelines. This topic is for families who are well and are physically distancing, but if a…

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Pregnancy during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | August 3, 2020

If you are pregnant, current evidence suggests that the risk of COVID-19 to you and your baby is very small. But we are still learning about COVID-19. Pregnant women are considered an at-risk group until there is more evidence about…

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Children and COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 27, 2020

COVID-19 is new, so we are still learning about it and how it affects people, including children. It seems to affect children much less severely than older people. COVID-19 spreads easily through sneezing, coughing, breathing, talking and hand contact. The…

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Isolation, Loneliness and Panic Attack

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 13, 2020

Everyone feels lonely from time to time, but interminable periods of loneliness or social isolation can have a negative impact on your physical and emotional health and wellbeing. Loneliness is a feeling of sadness or distress about being by yourself…

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