Mask Matrix Designation Jan. 15-21

HCS will be operating in Masks Mandatory beginning Saturday, Jan. 15 through Friday, Jan. 21. HCS utilizes a Mask Matrix which decides between Masks Optional and Masks Mandatory depending on the overall community transmission rate for Madison County during the preceding 10 business days.  Use the More Information button below to access the COVID-19 Infocenter and view the full Mask Matrix.

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How to Survive the Holidays with Teens

This article,"How to Survive the Holidays with Teens", by Ellen Braaten, PhD., focuses on the stresses of raising teenagers during the winter holdiay season. The author acknowledges the often strained relationship between parents and children. She also points out the importance of giving teens a measure of independence. To help parents, Braaten suggests the following: decide what is important to your family, get your teen involved in thinking about others and don't let your teen's moodiness affect everyone. The author also encourages parents to keep their expectations and "just chill."