Covid-19 Health Resources

Covid-19 Public Health Information

For relevant, useful, and evidence-based information about Covid-19, please refer to the following resources:

Public Health Agency of Canada

  • Covid-19 Updates (Canada)
  • Prevention and risks
  • Symptoms and treatment
  • Being prepared
  • Travel advice
  • Canada’s response

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Public Health Ontario

  • When and how to war a mask
  • How to wash your hands
  • Cleaning and disinfection for public settings
  • How to self-monitory symptoms
  • How to self-isolate
  • Self-isolation:  Guide for caregivers, household members, and close contacts

https://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/diseases-and-conditions/infectious-diseases/respiratory-diseases/novel-coronavirus/public-resources

Coping with Covid-19

For relevant, useful, and evidence-based information about to help cope with changes because of  Covid-19, please refer to the following resources:

http://psychiatry.ucsf.edu/coronavirus/coping

  • Tips for everyone
  • Maintaining good sleep
  • Maintaining physical activity
  • Online stress reduction resources

Talking with kids about Covid-19

For useful tips and strategies for speaking with kids about Covid-19, please refer to the following resources:

http://psychiatry.ucsf.edu/coronavirus/families#a

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/parenting/coronavirus-kids-talk.html

Helping Kids Cope

For helpful tips and strategies for helping kids cope with the changes associated with Covid-19, please refer to the following resources:

http://psychiatry.ucsf.edu/coronavirus/families#b

Living Well:  Family harmony while stuck at home

For tips and strategies to help keep the peace at home during social distancing and self-isolation, please refer to the following resources:

http://psychiatry.ucsf.edu/coronavirus/families#c

Resources for Families Impacted by Mental Health Challenges (ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder)

For useful approaches to help facilitate conversations and increase understanding of issues related to Covid-19 for individuals impacted by mental health exceptionalities, please refer to the following resources:

http://psychiatry.ucsf.edu/coronavirus/families#d

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