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Tip Sheet: Guidance for Large or Extended Families Living in the Same Household

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: May 18, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides information to help you protect those who are most vulnerable in your household. This includes how to protect the household when you must leave the house, how to protect members of the household who are at higher risk for severe illness, how to protect children and others from getting sick, how …

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Tip Sheet: Meat and Poultry Processing Facilities: Key Strategies to Prevent COVID-19 Infection among Employees

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: May 16, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Health, Safety
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Employers should assess their workplaces for factors that might increase the risk of spreading COVID-19 and develop a health and safety plan using the prevention guidance in this tip sheet. Employers should also reach out frequently to state and/or local public health officials and occupational safety and health professionals to get relevant and up-to-date information …

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Poster: Stop the Spread of Germs

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: May 13, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This poster describes how to limit the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19 by social distancing; avoiding close contact with people who are sick; covering cough and sneeze; avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth; and washing your hands with soap and water. Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chuukese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, …

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Blog Post: Wellbeing for Refugee Service Providers during COVID-19: Am I Ok?

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 11, 2020
Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Self-care
As the coronavirus pandemic redefines “normal,” many people are experiencing more symptoms of emotional distress. For most of us, seeing some of these signs some of the time isn’t too concerning. It’s when we begin to feel this way most of the time that it can become alarming. Learning to recognize signs of emotional distress in ourselves or our loved ones is one step towards beginning to cope.

Blog Post: Resource Round-up: Workplace Safety for Essential Workers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 8, 2020
Topic(s): Employment, Health, Safety
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
While some of our clients have experienced difficult layoffs or furloughs, others are continuing to serve our communities through their daily work. Essential workers range from child care providers and healthcare professionals to grocery store staff and meatpacking employees. How can we support the wellbeing of clients who must work?

Guide: Supporting Refugee Students and Families in Home-Based Learning

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 6, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, COVID-19
Refugee service providers can play a vital role during the COVID-19 pandemic to foster equity of access to home-based learning. Now more than ever, providers need to liaise between families and schools, help bridge the gaps between them—be they cultural, linguistic, or otherwise—and advocate on behalf of families for the education system to fulfill its …

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Tool or Template: Home-Based Learning Templates

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 6, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, COVID-19
This document includes two templates to be completed by refugee service providers alongside refugee families as they work to support home-based learning. Included are a template for a Home-Based Learning Plan and a Weekly Schoolwork Schedule. To use these templates: Translate into families’ preferred language(s) Add additional visual supports for those with low literacy, as …

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Blog Post: Providing Successful Remote Services During the COVID-19 Crisis: Tips from the International Institute of New England

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 5, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
When a busy human services operation providing critical support to vulnerable people is forced to immediately suspend face-to-face interactions, the sudden transition to remote work is not easy. Staff miss their work spaces, their clients, and each other. Program participants can no longer walk in for assistance, and quick questions that could have been easily answered now require an email or a pre-scheduled phone call. But as difficult as things may be, it is important to remember that it is still possible to provide support to clients.

Tip Sheet: Cloth Face Mask Guidelines

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: April 30, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet created by the IRC in Salt Lake City and the IRC in Tucson provides information on how to wear and remove cloth masks. Available in Arabic, English, French, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Nepali, and Spanish. 

Tip Sheet: Social Distancing Guidelines

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: April 30, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet created by the IRC in Salt Lake City and the IRC in Tucson provides information on understanding physical distancing. It describes physical distancing as limiting close contact, only leaving for what you need, and practicing good hygiene in public, while still getting fresh air and exercising. Available in Arabic, English, French, Kinyarwanda, …

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