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Why these health experts say it’s time schools relax COVID-19 mandates

Healthline, Feb. 8, 2022

February 8, 2022

Why these health experts say it’s time schools relax COVID-19 mandates

Jessica Borelli, PhD, an associate professor of psychological science at the University of California, Irvine … said that a sense of “normalcy” is important for children to feel safe and secure. … Borelli said she recommends avoiding the frequent change of rules and restrictions. “Keeping a sense of constancy in place helps children feel safe. It helps them know what to expect from their environment,” she said.