COVID-19 Health and Wellness Resources
Know the symptoms of COVID-19:
If you have a fever, cough, or shortness for breath after 14 days, seek medical treatment.
For additional info. please see this website: http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
- Be cautious when talking about the COVID -19 issues, it may either increase or decrease their anxieties.
- Talk to a trusted adult about your health and safety as well as your child’s.
- If children seem to be sick or have a fever, consult with your primary care doctor or nurse practitioner.
- Ensure students that schools are cautious when addressing COVID-19 disease.
- Wash hands often with warm soap and water for 20 seconds and wash between fingers.
- If you don’t have sanitizer use soap and water in a quirt bottle to clean hands when not at home
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Keep social distancing when our in public to be about a few feet away from others.
- Cover your cough or sneeze into your elbow or sleeve or tissue and throw away tissue.
- Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Clean and disinfect objects such as door handles, kitchen knobs, and use cloth grocery bags to wash when returning from shopping.
- Keep your home clean and teach your children life skills on “How to Clean”.
- Make cleaning chores part of their reward to play video games or be on social media.
- Video for young children: CDC - Wash Your Hands! (30 seconds)
- Video for older children: CDC -Fight Germs, Wash Your Hands! (3 minutes)
Talking with Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer Use at Home, at Play, and Out and About
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact our county hotline at 1-209-468-8686, National Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room/hospital.