COVID-19

One of my favorite phone apps is the Weather Channel. I check it every day, sometimes several times a day, to track the temperature, wind and precipitation in my zip code. If I want to, I can search any zip code anywhere. It helps me to prepare for when I plan to walk or go bike riding. It is also helpful to see how the weather conditions might affect my commute...

Featuring Elissa Smilowitz, WCWP radio, March 24, 2020 This show is a joint effort of Richard Solomon, Esq., WCWP 88.1FM, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center to help all of us who are currently "sheltering in place" and "social distancing" during this difficult time. Click Here to Listen (The Continuing Legal Education --CLE-- course code appears both in the audio and visual portions...

By Jenna Kern-Rugile is Director of Communications at North Shore Child Guidance - Blank Slate Media, March 28, 2020 Everyone, regardless of their age, has been thrown for a loop by this strange, new reality we are all living in. The coronavirus — in particular, COVID19 — has impacted our lives in ways we never could have anticipated. This is an especially scary time for kids, whose routines have been turned upside...

By Jennifer Pearlman, LMHC at North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center I keep waiting for this to end so I can tell my family and friends about this crazy, unrealistic movie I watched about the entire world shutting down over a contagious virus called COVID-19. And then I must remind myself that this is not a movie, it is the current reality of the entire world. Everyone is now in a...

It’s all over the news and social media. The coronavirus—in particular, COVID19—has people of all ages understandably concerned. When a director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells the public to be prepared for a “significant disruption” of their routines, it certainly raises red flags. But how do we make sure our children aren’t overwhelmed by fear of this disease? First, some good news to help ease your mind: So...