NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — It is that time of the summer when students prepare to return to school. That means parents are buying school supplies, signing kids up for fall sports, and re-establishing that weekly routine, but does your back-to-school checklist include extra health precautions?

Dr. Eric Walsh, medical director of Hartford HealthCare GoHealth Urgent Care, joined Ann Nyberg on News 8 at Noon to share some simple tips for helping kids feel their best when returning to school.

Walsh also explains how important it is to ensure kids stay hydrated and what parents can do to encourage hydration.

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