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Tip Sheet: COVID-19: Understanding Guidance and Rules

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: April 14, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides an overview of COVID-19, how it spreads, and its symptoms. It also explains rules and guidance government officials and healthcare workers may ask you to follow, such as isolation, quarantine, social or physical distancing, and shelter in place.

Archived Webinar: CARES Act: How Does Pandemic Relief Impact Me As A Refugee?

Author(s): National Partnership for New Americans, Refugee Council USA (RCUSA), We Are All America
Date: April 7, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act). To ensure refugees, asylees, and the organizations that serve them understand the available benefits, Refugee Council USA, We Are All America and National Partnership for New Americans hosted a webinar.    In addition to providing direct support to individuals and families, the CARES Act …

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Blog Post: Helping Refugee Clients Cope During the COVID-19 Crisis

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 2, 2020
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This blog post offers tips on how to help your clients cope during the COVID-19 crisis, including suggestions for sharing information in a trauma-informed way and supporting clients’ mental health and wellbeing.

Blog Post: Helping Refugee Children and Parents Cope During the COVID-19 Crisis

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 2, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing, COVID-19
This blog post offers tips on how to help families cope during the COVID-19 crisis. Helping children begin to develop coping skills in response to COVID-19 stressors can not only help them get through this volatile time, but also positively manage feelings during uncertain times in the future.

Video: COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself and Stop the Spread of the Virus

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: April 2, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This 4:00 minute video provides an overview of COVID-19, how it spreads, its symptoms, its potential severity, and preventative actions to avoid contracting the virus. It also describes what one should do if they contract COVID-19, and how to prevent the spread of the virus.

Video: Cleaning Hands with Hand Sanitizer

Author(s): State of Minnesota Department of Health
Date: April 1, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This is a series of 60-second videos spoken in a range of languages, with in-language subtitles, covering the proper way to select and use hand sanitizer. Most languages have transcripts available. Transcript: Choose a sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol. Hands must be clean and dry. Sanitizers are of little use when hands are …

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Blog Post: Helping Your Clients Navigate Economic Hardship During the COVID-19 Crisis

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 31, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
While resettlement staff may have the option of working from home, many clients do not. Many industries in which our clients work have been profoundly impacted by COVID-19. Unfortunately, for many clients, this will mean reduced hours or even loss of employment. As clients face challenges related to employment and reach out to you with questions, we want to help you be prepared. Here are some resources to get you started on helping clients to understand their rights and access federal and state benefits, as well as information about other non-governmental resources.

Archived Webinar: Supporting Immigrants & Refugees During Remote Learning

Author(s): Seidlitz Education
Date: March 27, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Digital Inclusion, Health
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, COVID-19
Laura Gardner, Founder of Immigrant Connections, Social Worker and Consultant, joined Carol Salva and Valentina Gonzalez discuss some of the most important considerations as we aim to support Immigrant and Refugee students and their families during this time of social distancing. This webinar was hosted by Seidlitz Education. 
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Video: COVID-19 Symptoms and Exposure Response

Author(s): RefugeeResponse
Date: March 24, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This animated video provide information on how to identify symptoms of COVID-19, as well as guidance on what to do if you fear that you’ve been exposed.

Tip Sheet: Coping with Stress During COVID-19

Author(s): American Red Cross
Date: March 20, 2020
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This guidance document includes suggestions for coping with stress and supporting others during the COVID-19 emergency. Coping tips include staying connected with loved ones, remaining informed with accurate, reliable information, monitoring your physical health needs, going outside to exercise and walk pets, holding an image in your mind of the best possible outcome, and if …

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