Healthy Kids

  • Get up to 4 free at-home Covid-19 tests for your family

    The Biden Administration to Begin Distributing At-Home, Rapid COVID-19 Tests

    The Biden Administration is Buying One Billion Tests to Give to Americans for Free; Online Ordering of a Half-Billion Tests Begins on January 19th; Builds on Significant Actions to Expand Testing Capacity and Increase Access to Free Testing read more »
  • 2022 First Day Hikes

    Join NYS DEC for a First Day Hike

    Looking forward to a fresh start in 2022? Why not plan for something fun on New Year's Day! read more »
  • 2022 Catskill Fire Tower Challenge

    NYS challenges you to hike each of the six fire towers in Catskill Park

    Starting Jan. 1, 2022, visitors are challenged to hike each of the six fire towers in Catskill Park and submit information about their visit at any time during the year to earn recognition and prizes. read more »
  • 30 Days of Gratitude Turkey Craft

    Mess free and easy to make!

    Bring your daily social media gratitude challenge offline and include the whole family. read more »
  • NYS Division of Consumer Protection reminds parents to purchase cordless window treatments

    Strangulation injuries as a result of cords continue to harm young children

    If Cordless Window Treatments are Not an Option, Basic Safety Precautions Are Needed to Keep Cords Out of the Reach of Children read more »
  • How service dogs can help with sleep safety

    Dogs can help with a number of sleep disorders

    Even before the pandemic arrived and upended life across the globe, sleep disorders were on the rise in the U.S. COVID-19 didn’t help. In fact, researchers have coined the term “coronasomnia” to indicate the myriad sleep problems brought about by anxiety, depression, and stress over the challenges individuals face while COVID remains in our midst. read more »