Coronavirus (COVID-19)


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Disclaimer:  We do not claim any ownership of the resources provided in our Resource Basket COVID-19 resource page nor do we provide legal advice.  We are a team dedicated to sharing information we have found educational and useful. 

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Self Care

Quarantine Activities:  Ways to take care of yourself during coronavirus pandemic:

  • Take a walk outside while practicing physical distancing (at least 6 feet apart),
  • Make a homemade meal:  Ask a family member for their favorite recipe,
  • Storytime  Tell or share a story,
  • Call a friend a day:  Use phone or social media to connect,
  • Dance, dance, dance…,
  • Music:  Sing or make a music playlist,
  • Learn something new – craft skills, instrument, etc…,
  • Declutter the house,
  • Practice mindfulness and calmness techniques,
  • Take a break from the news.

Mindfulness Apps to use:

  • Calm
  • Headspace
  • Gratitude Journal
  • Stop Breathe Think
  • Udemy
  • The Tapping Solution

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

(Direct source:  CDC website)

  • Remain calm and reassuring
  • Make yourself available to listen and to talk.
  • Avoid language that might blame others and lead to stigma
  • Pay attention to what children see or hear on television, radio, or online
  • Provide information that is honest and accurate.
  • Teach children everyday actions to reduce the spread of germs.

FAQs - Financial Support

Questions and answers on coronavirus checks and direct deposits:

(Direct Sources:  The Washington Post and NBC News)

The U.S. government is about to send checks — or direct deposits — to most Americans to help people survive financially as much of the economy shuts down in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

IRS: Coronavirus Tax Relief

Calculate your stimulus payment by clicking below:

Technology - Video & Audio Conferencing Apps

As a result of the coronavirus disease outbreak, many have turned to video conferencing software like Zoom and Skype as a way to staying connected face-to-face from the comfort of their own home. 

Online Educational Learning Tools

Helpful online distance courses for parents, caregivers, school teachers and students to use:

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