- 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
- For families: (213) 443-1300
- Please feel free to call with any questions about the COVID-19 virus.
Educational Continuity FAQ’s
- How to talk to your children about Coronavirus?
- When will my school start again?
- Please check your school district website for the most up to date information.
- What are the lasted updates for my school district?
- Visit your school district website for the latest updates on educational continuity, free lunches, etc.
- Where are the closest school to pick up a free breakfast and lunch:
- Where can I take the Advance Placement exam, and what will be cover on the exam?
- For additional information go to Khan Academy ( khanacademy.org )
- 75% of the course instruction will be covered on the test.
- What happens if I paid for the SAT and ACT Testing, and it was cancelled?
FAMILY RESILIENCY: Your children receive compensatory time for services missed during the closure? Once school resumes, IEP teams will meet and may respond differently to the COVID-19 outbreak depending on their age. Below are some reactions according to age group and the best ways you can respond:
Age Group Reactions Preschool Fear of being alone, bad dreams, Speech difficulties Patience and tolerance
Provide reassurance (verbal and physical)
Loss of bladder/bowel control, constipation, bed-wetting Encourage expression through play, reenactment, story-telling Change in appetite Allow short-term Changes in sleep arrangements Increased temper tantrums, whining, or clinging behaviors Plan calming, comforting activities before bedtime
Maintain regular Family routines
Avoid media exposure
Age Group Reactions School Age
Irritability, whining, aggressive behavior Patience, tolerance, and reassurance Clinging, nightmares, Sleep/appetite disturbance Play sessions and staying in touch with friends through telephone and Internet Physical symptoms (headaches, stomachaches Regular exercise and stretching Withdrawal from peers, loss of interest Engage in educational activities (workbooks, educational games) Competition for parents’ attention Participate in structured Household chores Forgetfulness about chores and new information learned at school Set gentle but firm limits
Discuss the current outbreak and encourage questions. Include what is being done in the family and community
Encourage expression through play and conversation
Help family create ideas for enhancing health promotion behaviors and maintaining family routines
Limit media exposure, talking about what they have seen/heard including at school
Address any stigma or discrimination occurring and clarify misinformation
Age Group Reactions Adolescent
Physical symptoms (headaches, rashes, etc.) Patience, tolerance, and reassurance Sleep/appetite disturbance Encourage Continuation of routines Ignoring health promotion behaviors Participate in family routines, including chores, supporting younger siblings, and planning strategies to enhance health promotion behaviors Isolating from peers and loved ones Stay in touch with friends through telephone, Internet, video games Concerns about stigma and injustices Discuss and address stigma, prejudice and potential injustices occurring during outbreak Avoiding/cutting school Discuss and address stigma, prejudice and potential injustices occurring during outbreak
For More Information
- For the most current base conditions and operations at Los Angeles AFB, visit https://www.losangeles.af.mil/COVID-19.
- For the latest information about COVID-19, access the official US Government information at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov.
- For questions regarding this post, email 61_FSS_Marketing@us.af.mil.