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Type 1 diabetes & COVID-19: Going back to school

Updated: August 25, 2020 / 12:56 PM

As students across Canada get ready to head back to school—some after nearly 6 months of being away—parents have many questions. The first is usually, “Is it safe to send my child back to school during this pandemic?” 

Download the following information sheet for some things to consider when making a decision about sending your child with type 1 diabetes (T1D) back to school. 

Type 1 diabetes & COVID-19: Going back to school (.pdf)