Winter & Cold Season

Tips for Winter Weathers

Winter is coming... and along with it: seasonal illnesses, the Flu, harsh winter weather, and snow, all of 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. Some of those tips include:

Dressing warm

Talk to your Community-Based Organization at your school about requesting coats for kids.

Hand-washing, for how to stay healthy

Cold Weather Tips from the New York State Department of Health

Visit our Health Services page

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.


Attendance Works: What Can Parents Do?

What Parents Can Do Tips

Preparing for Winter