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Talking to my children about coronavirus 

How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus, New York Times

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus, PBS Kids

Distance learning/ homeschooling

Distance Learning, Hartford Public Schools

Education in isolation, Digital Trends

Addiction recovery

CCAR, Connecticut Community for Addition Recovery

COVID-19 Resources, NIDA

Fitness

Oak Hill Adaptive Sports & Fitness, Facebook Live exercise classes

FitOn, Free online workout classes

COVID-19 and illness prevention

Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe, American Psychological Association

Novel Coronavirus Advice for the public, World Health Organization

Basic needs support

Coronavirus crisis resources in Connecticut: From food to legal aid and housing, Hartford Courant

Mobile Foodshare, a list of Mobile Foodshare sites

Finances

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), Visit 211ct.org/taxhelp or call 2-1-1 and press 3 and then 6 to make an Virtual VITA appointment.

My Free Taxes, every household with a simple return can file their federal and state taxes for free

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