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Read: Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

More than 4,300 people ages 1-19 died of firearm-related injuries in 2020 — a 29.5% increase from 2019.

Read: 55% of High Schoolers Were Emotionally Abused by an Adult During Lockdown

55% of High Schoolers Were Emotionally Abused by an Adult During Lockdown

The CDC’s Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey defined emotional abuse as being sworn at, insulted, or put down.

Read: FCC Votes to Include Texting Option in Upcoming Suicide Hotline

FCC Votes to Include Texting Option in Upcoming Suicide Hotline

The upcoming 988 suicide hotline, which phone companies have until July 2022 to implement, will now give users the option to also text.

Read: CDC Investigating Flu Outbreak at University of Michigan

CDC Investigating Flu Outbreak at University of Michigan

Since Oct. 6, there have been 528 total cases diagnosed at the school. During the week of Nov. 8 alone, 313 cases were identified.

Read: Signs a Student May Have a Substance Abuse Issue

Signs a Student May Have a Substance Abuse Issue

For some students, more time is spent in school than at home. Knowing the signs of substance abuse can save a life.

Read: UPDATE: FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5-11

UPDATE: FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5-11

There have been over 1.9 million COVID-19 cases reported among children ages 5-11 with approximately 8,300 hospitalizations.

Read: Doctors Declare National Emergency in Children’s Mental Health

Doctors Declare National Emergency in Children’s Mental Health

In early 2021, emergency department visits for suspected suicide attempts increased 51% among girls ages 12-17 compared to the same period in 2019.

Read: CDC: More COVID-19 Cases in Areas Without School Mandatory Masking Policies

CDC: More COVID-19 Cases in Areas Without School Mandatory Masking Policies

Three studies released by the CDC show schools that don’t require masks are more likely to have COVID-19 outbreaks.

Read: UVC LED Fixtures Provide Continuous Disinfection of COVID-19 in Schools

UVC LED Fixtures Provide Continuous Disinfection of COVID-19 in Schools

UVC light inactivates the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus and other airborne pathogens, improving indoor safety.

Read: Ensuring Hybrid Learning Audio Solutions Comply with Life Safety Requirements

Ensuring Hybrid Learning Audio Solutions Comply with Life Safety Requirements

Schools are trying to accommodate hybrid classrooms by installing residential systems that meet immediate classroom needs but do not meet mass notification and life safety requirements.

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