Is it safe to let my child go to summer camp this year?

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This June 2014 photo provided by Courtesy of Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center shows kids hiking on a trail at the Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, in Cedar Hill, Texas. In this age of screens and busy schedules, nature day camps are in high demand, and many offer a more diverse array of experiences than many parents realize. (Sean Fitzgerald/Courtesy Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center via AP)

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As we move into summer, parents are wondering whether or not it is safe to send their children to camp. With the entire state outside of Chicago moving into Phase 3 on Friday, Dr. Tom DeStefani, a pediatrician with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, joins Rollye James to talk about what steps parents should take to protect children against the coronavirus disease.

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