CDC Tips for Coping with Stress
The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
Feeling Anxious About Coronavirus? There’s an App for That.
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is fueling demand for digital mental health tools. Look over the list below for free websites and apps that can help during these uncertain times.
How Not to Just Clean but Disinfect Your House
Same as washing your hands, proper disinfecting also involves elbow grease – you want to rub the stuff in, pick up much of the virus, and assume the remnant disinfectant will terminate the rest.
Mental Health Resources for Parents
Children react, in part, on what they see from the adults around them. When parents and caregivers deal with the COVID-19 calmly and confidently, they can provide the best support for their children. Parents can be more reassuring to others around them, especially children, if they are better prepared.
Need something to keep the kids entertained at home? Here’s something cool from Colorado Public Radio.
Fun Activity for the Kids
Governor Jared Polis has announced a Mask Design Competition. This is a great opportunity for Colorado kids to be creative and have fun while they're home.
The Colorado Department of Health and Environment is answering your questions about the coronavirus.
Is It Allergies or Coronavirus?
In the midst of the pandemic, it is not surprising that some people with seasonal allergies are concerned their symptoms could be coronavirus. The experts say your history will help you decide.
It is normal to be scared, distressed, or angry when there is a new infectious disease outbreak in our communities. Fear is a natural response to the unknown, and we are still figuring out how COVID-19 will affect our families and our communities. We need to be careful that fear is not what we spread across our communities. When we take actions that help us be prepared, healthy, and informed, we can spread calm instead.