Winter Planning (and Cold Season!)

Tips for Winter Weather

  • Winter is coming... and along with it: seasonal illnesses, the Flu, harsh winter weather and snow, all which contribute to making attending school more difficult. Here we've compiled resources and suggestions for keeping attendance up during the winter months.Visit Attendance Works for a Winter Planning Toolkit
  • Attendance Works also has tips for schools and community members to help students attend school
  • Keep Students Healthy
    • Dressing warm
      • Talk to your Community Based Organization at your school about requesting coats for kids
    • Encourage using these tips, like hand-washing, for how to stay healthy
  • Cold Weather Tips from NYC Department of Health here
  • Visit our Health Services page
  • Check out Floating Hospital, which provides free, comprehensive medical care services to homeless students and families. Their clinic provides medical, dental, mental health, medical specialties, and transportation. Visit their site

Watch this video from NYC Department of Health!