Stay Well During the COVID-19 Emergency

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across the globe and we adjust our daily lives accordingly, it’s not surprising that many of us may be experiencing greater levels of stress and anxiety.  During this stressful time, we’d like to share some tips to help you and your family stay well, as well as remind you that resources are available if you need assistance and guidance in coping with this situation.

Emotional Wellness:

 Coping with Stress During the Pandemic
 Faculty Staff Assistance Office
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Well-Being and Resilience Recorded ‘Choose to Learn Live’ session facilitated by Dr. Amy Baltzell
 Staying Safe: The Basics
 Upcoming Virtual Offerings by Faculty Staff Assistance Office

Coping During a Crisis: Skills and Strategies for Coping During COVID-19

Occupational Wellness:

 HR COVID-19 Resources

 Resources and Tips for Employees Working on Campus

 Resources for Digital Learning


Physical Wellness:

 BU Dermatology: Take Advantage of Telehealth
 COVID-19 Related Changes to the BU Health Plans
  Eating Well with Help from the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center
  Eating Well: Stay Nourished with Help from the BMC Test Kitchen
 Eating Well: Sargent: Summer Meal Planning as Easy as 1+2+3
 Eating Well: Take Advantage of DASH for Health
 Eating Well: Sargent: Tips for Budget Friendly Meal Planning
  Ergonomics: Tips for Designing an Ergonomically Sound Work Station at Home
 FitRec:  Card Deck Workout
 FitRec:  Five Healthy Habits for Working from Home
 FitRec:  Five Exercises You Can Do in Front of Your Computer
 FitRec: How to Create Your Own Gym Equipment at Home
FitRec:  How to Keep Moving Wherever You Are
 FitRec: Six Reasons to Practice Downward Dog
 Sargent: BU Physical Therapy Center Available through Telemedicine
 Spot On! with Dr. Joan Salge Blake

Guided Breathe

Social Wellness:

 Balancing Work and Kids While Working From Home
 BU Family Resources:  Parenting During the Pandemic
 COVID-19 and Parenting– How to talk with your children about COVID-19
 Keeping Your Children Happy, Healthy and Engaged During the COVID-19 Pandemic


General COVID-19 Resources:

 BU COVID-19 Information

 CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

 Face Covering Guidelines

 How to Properly Remove Gloves

 Social Distancing App for iPhones

 WHO (World Health Organization)

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