20 Ways to Support Nurses & Healthcare Workers on the Front Lines of COVID-19
With public health experts saying that the impacts of the virus are nowhere near slowing down yet, it’s more important than ever to support healthcare workers working on the front lines of COVID-19. Here are some ways that you can #SupportHealthcareHeroes and make a difference in the battle against COVID-19.
Recognition is especially meaningful during the COVID-19 pandemic
The nursing world has quickly shifted attention from the World Health Organization’s proclamation of the Year of the Nurse and Midwife to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet the convergence of these two events should not be lost on us. This year was going to be the time to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives internationally, highlight the challenging conditions they often face, and advocate for increased investments in the nursing and midwifery workforce.
Nurses Staying Healthy/Mental & Physical Health
In these challenging and uncertain times, it’s as important as ever for health care workers to be mindful of their own health and well-being. Here are 10 tips to aid health care workers’ mental fitness while battling this crisis: https://bit.ly/2UTowpc
Managing mental health during COVID-19
During a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, it is common for everyone to experience increased levels of distress and anxiety, particularly as a result of social isolation. Physicians and other frontline health care professionals are particularly vulnerable to negative mental health effects as they strive to balance the duty of caring for patients with concerns about their own well-being and that of their family and friends. Use the strategies and resources on this page to manage your own mental well-being while also caring for patients during the pandemic or any other crisis.
Mental Health Tips For Nurses During the COVID-19 Outbreak
During a time that may feel out-of-control for many nurses, it’s important to take control of our mental health and try our best to focus on self-care when away from work. You owe it to yourself to intentionally control how you spend time away from work and where you place your thoughts in-between shifts.
How to Help the Helpers
The Coronavirus pandemic has pushed medical professionals into the front lines of danger. Here’s what you can do to help, safely.
White House & National Hispanic Community Conference Call Yields Resources to Deal with COVID-19
Jennifer Korn, Deputy Assistant to the President for the White House Office of Public Liaison and Surgeon General Jerome Adams participated in a White House National Hispanic Community conference call on April 10 and later distributed the following helpful resources for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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