Health & Safety Resources

Resources for Dealing with Stress & Anxiety

Mental Health & Coping during COVID-19 (CDC) The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. 

How do I cope with my Coronavirus Anxiety? (GoodRX) As the situation evolves, many people are experiencing emotions ranging from mild anxiety to serious panic. If you’re feeling anxiety around COVID-19, here are some tips for how to cope with it. 

Helping Kids Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic (Mayo Clinic) COVID-19 (coronavirus) has become a source of daily conversation. As a caregiver, you may be wondering how to support your children’s developmental needs and understanding of the coronavirus.   

Weathering the Storm: Helping the World Curb Rising Stress and Anxiety with COVID-19 (Headspace) In this time of stress, anxiety and fear, the Headspace app is offering a collection of meditation and mindfulness content for healthcare providers, workers/businesses, teachers and caregivers.   

Headspace is providing free subscriptions to US healthcare providers working in public health settings: If you work in healthcare or know someone that does, please visit or share this link with instructions on how to claim your free subscription through the end of 2020. 


For Employers

Protecting Workers During a Pandemic (OSHA) During a pandemic, transmission can be anticipated in the workplace not only from patients to workers in healthcare settings, but also among co-workers and between members of the general public and workers in other types of workplaces. 

Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)  Information about pandemic planning in the workplace 

When May Employers Require Workers to Self-Quarantine? (Society for Human Resource Management)   When and where can employers draw the line for workers to stay away from the workplace after travelling