Taking care of children during COVID-19
Across the world, due to the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), children are affected by physical distancing, quarantines and nationwide school closures. Some children and young people may be feeling more isolated, anxious, bored and uncertain. They may feel fear, and grief, over the impact of the virus on their families.
How to get ready to quit (for tobacco users not ready to quit);
How to plan and make quit attempts (for tobacco users ready to quit);
Local tobacco cessation support resources.
Physical activity during COVID-19
Doing any physical activity around the home is better than none at all. Be active during COVID-19 outbreak to maintain your heart health, muscle strength and flexibility. It is good for your mental health too.
Eating healthy during COVID-19
Eating a healthy diet is very important during the COVID-19 pandemic. What we eat and drink can affect our body’s ability to prevent, fight and recover from infections. While no foods or dietary supplements can prevent or cure COVID-19 infection, healthy diets are important for supporting immune systems.
Looking after your mental health
Protect yourself and be supportive to others. For example, check-in by phone on neighbours or people in your community who may need some extra assistance. Working together as one community can help to create solidarity in addressing COVID-19 together.
Facts about COVID-19
Here we have dispelled some common myths about COVID-19 circulating online and in the media.