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Video: Cleaning Hands with Hand Sanitizer

Author(s): Minnesota Dept 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): Case Management, 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. 

Poster: Ways to Manage Your Symptoms at Home

Author(s): North Carolina Dept. of Health and Human Services
Date: March 20, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
If you have fever, cough, or shortness of breath, call your doctor. They may tell you to manage your care from home. This poster provides 10 tips on how to manage respiratory symptoms at homes, including for COVID-19. Tips include staying home, monitoring your symptoms carefully, getting rest and drinking a lot of fluids, informing …

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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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Video: How to Wash Your Hands

Author(s): Minnesota Dept of Health
Date: March 11, 2020
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Washing your hands is the best way to stop germs from spreading. This is a series of 60-second videos spoken in a range of languages, with in-language subtitles, demonstrating how to wash hands. All languages have transcripts available. Transcript:  Wet hands with warm water. Apply enough soap to cover all hand surfaces. Rub hands palm …

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Blog Post: A Round-Up of Multilingual Resources on COVID-19

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 10, 2020
Topic(s): Digital Inclusion, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This blog post contains fact sheets, posters, multimedia resources, and links to live updates in multiple languages about COVID-19, its symptoms, and how to prevent it. Key CDC resources are listed first, followed by materials from other sources organized by type (sources include federal, state, and local government agencies, and selected nonprofit organizations).

Tip Sheet: Coping with Stress During the 2019-nCoV Outbreak

Author(s): World Health Organization (WHO)
Date: March 1, 2020
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This short document uses images and text to convey tips about coping with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak. Tips include talking with friends and family, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, avoiding alcohol and drugs, gathering credible information, limiting consumption of stressful news coverage, and using existing coping skills. It is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, …

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Video: Mental Health Care During Crises

Author(s): Emergency Community Health Outreach (ECHO)
Date: April 21, 2010
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Mental health problems can be caused by many factors – disease, stress, genetics, or adjusting to a new culture. It is important to identify and take steps to treat mental health issues as early as possible to keep them under control. These videos, developed in 2010, have information about helping people who are having mental …

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Poster: Stop Germs, Stay Healthy!

Author(s): King County Health Dept.
Date: January 1, 2008
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This poster, developed in 2008, provides steps for correctly washing your hands and preventing the spread of germs. Steps include using soap, washing for 20 seconds, rinsing well, drying, covering coughs and sneezes, and staying home when sick. It is available in Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Nepali, Oromo, …

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