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Doctors advise parents to be cautious about scheduling play dates for kids

Posted at 7:35 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-28 08:41:59-04

(WXYZ) — With Michigan under a stay-at-home order, schools, libraries, and activity centers are closed to help curb the spread of coronavirus.

So what's a kid supposed to do all day?

Our Keenan Smith gets answers for parents who may be tempted to set up play dates for their children in a time of social distancing.

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