April 14, 2020
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COVID-19 Resources and Information
Additional pages will be translated in the coming weeks. Digital versions of some print resources are also available in other languages. In addition, CDC has developed videos about COVID-19 in American Sign Language.
Please share this information broadly with those who speak these languages and the organizations that serve them.
Everyone has a role to play in the whole community fight against COVID-19. Learn how to help if you are a company with medical supplies to donate or sell, a volunteer who is medically trained, or a member of the general public.
Other Learning Opportunities and Resources
Stigma can affect people, places, or things. It occurs when people associate a risk with something specific—like a minority population group—and there is no evidence that the risk is greater in that group than in the general population. Stigmatization is especially common in disease outbreaks. Click the link above to learn how to counter stigma in an emergency.
This fact sheet by SAMHSA explains social distancing, quarantine, and isolation in the event of an infectious disease outbreak. It discusses feelings and thoughts that may arise during this time and suggests ways to cope and support oneself during such an experience.
OpenWHO is the World Health Organization’s (WHO) interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies. OpenWHO enables the organization and its key partners to transfer life-saving knowledge to large numbers of frontline responders.
COVID-19 Resource Spotlight: Manage Anxiety and Stress
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in.
People who may respond more strongly to the stress of a crisis include
during an infectious disease outbreak can include
Taking care of yourself, your friends, and your family can help you cope with stress. Helping others cope with their stress can also make your community stronger.
Things you can do to support yourself