What to do when you have COVID-19 symptoms?

If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early. Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. It is important that you follow the directions of your local health authority. Your physician will work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state laboratories to determine if you need testing.
COVID-19 Prevention

Tips on what to do if you and your children are feeling anxious?

The outbreak of COVID-19 has led many individuals to feeling afraid, anxious and stressed.
Here are some tips to help manage your stress and anxiety levels during this uncertain time.

• Manage your information flow by choosing reliable sources and establish boundaries on checking for updates.

• Help your school-aged child and adolescent set boundaries on their information flow in the same way you are setting your own boundaries.

• Assure your child that it is okay to feel scared or anxious.

• Practice good self-care by exercising, eating healthy foods, practicing mindfulness, sleeping enough at night and going outside when permittable.

• Seek peer support to stay connected so you have people who understand your experiences and can help you problem solve.

• Facilitate ways for you, your family members and friends to maintain social connections. This might include technological assistance or coordinating times with others to physically check in on vulnerable individuals.

• Call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.

Managing COVID-19 Symptoms at Home

How COVID-19 Attacks the Body

BedStuy CPP General Meeting

Every last Monday of the month from 10am—12pm

May 18, 2020
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Stay Informed on Your Cell

If you are in a crisis,
call 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355).

• City alerts in English, text COVID to 692-692.
• City alerts in Spanish, text COVIDESP to 692-692
• City Alerts for Food, Text 877877 to FOOD
• Free Mental Health, Text “WELL” 65173 (It’s FREE)
• National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233
• If you can’t talk Text LOVEIS to 22522