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Last updated: 8:13 a.m. EST 3/12/20
What is self-quarantine like?
"Getting lonely is natural, so also use this time to connect with yourself or call a loved one." — Read more on The Verge
I'm working from home—any tips?
"It’s important to socialize to compact the inherent loneliness and isolation you’ll feel while out of a traditional office setting." — Read more on the New York Times
How do I cope with financial stress?
“Think of ways that these economic challenges can motivate you to find healthier ways to deal with stress.” — Read more from the American Psychological Association
What if I can’t work from home?
“…the remote work gap is just one way the coronavirus outbreak is underscoring inequalities inherent in the American economy.” — Read more on TIME
Am I alone in experiencing xenophobia?
“I want to detail what it has felt like to be an Asian person in America since the outbreak of the new coronavirus.” — Read this personal essay on Shine
How are other Asian Americans feeling?
“Even a single cough or sneeze can trigger harassment.” — Read more on NPR
How do I help my children stay informed?
Try this comic for kids explaining the new coronavirus, created by NPR.
How do I manage my anxiety with my kids?
“Try to process any fears you may have before you talk to your children, whether it’s by talking to a friend, a partner or a therapist.” — Read more on the New York Times
What do I do if I’m sick?
How can I find my local health department?
Use this tool to help you search for local health departments in your area.
What if I’m having a mental health crisis?
If you’re struggling, know that seeking help is a strength—not a weakness. Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7, confidential support to people in crisis in the U.S., U.K., and Canada.
Or: Contact the Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH), which provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other concerns related to disasters, including public health emergencies. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.
What if I’m having mental health issues abroad?
This list includes emergency mental health resources across the globe.