Posted on: March 18, 2020

We have collected some useful resources to help you through this time. This page will be updated regularly when we find more resources. 

 

COVID – 19 symptoms

What’re the differences of symptoms among COVID – 19, Flu, and common cold? Use this chart to tell them

 

Cleaning guidelines

COVID-19 is transmitted through person-to-person spread by:

  • larger droplets, like from a cough or sneeze
  • touching contaminated objects or surfaces, then touching your eyes, nose or mouth

So keeping your personal hygiene is one of the best ways to stop the spread of germs

Click here to download the pdf about cleaning guidelines

 

Social Distancing

What is Social distancing? Social distancing means reducing close contact between people slow the spread of infectious diseases. Click here to know more about social distancing

Slowing the spread of the virus will help our hospital be able to care for patients. If too many people get sick at once they might not be able to care for everyone who needs help. Click here to download the image to explain flattening the curve of the virus.

 

Mental Wellness

There is a lot of information out there right now about the pandemic. Those negative information may make you feel anxious or distressed. Keeping the mental and psychological health is also vital during the COVID – 19 outbreak. Click here to know more about how to keep mental health during the outbreak.

 

TEXT 4 HOPE

Supporting Mental Health & Wellness in a Time of Stress & Isolation – provided by Alberta Health Service

Text COVID19HOPE to 393939 to subscribe.

The Mental Health Foundation, in partnership with Calgary Health Trust, the University Hospital Foundation, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, is supporting a new Alberta Health Services program Text4Hope – a free service providing three months of daily Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)–based text messages written by mental health therapists. Through a set of daily messages, people receive advice and encouragement helpful in developing healthy personal coping skills and resiliency. Community members simply subscribe to receive ongoing supportive content. There is no cost.

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