Child welfare services worry about kids who have gone off the grid during coronavirus pandemic

Children’s advocates say they aren’t too worried about kids who are on the radar screen of child welfare agencies during the coronavirus pandemic, saying they are finding ways to continue keeping a protective eye on their charges.

It’s the children who have gone off the grid — because of statewide school closures, cancellation of sports, church and other activities, and even the end of routines such as going to doctor or the dentist’s office — that have people worried.

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