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Right now, COVID-19, also called the novel coronavirus, is changing many things, for many people, all over the world.

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at times.

It can help to remember that while there are always going to be some things we cannot control, we can always control our own actions and responses.

It’s down to finding the right balance – to stay informed but keep calm and ground yourself whenever you can.

Get informed

Information on this page about COVID-19 is of a general nature only. For information specific to your health needs please check your local, state or national guidelines [link to Stay up to date section below] or ask a trusted health professional.

Where to start

Even though it’s for young kids, this comic explains the whole COVID-19 thing pretty well. If you have younger kids in your family it could be good to show to them –  https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus

You might also like to check out this comic book style overview of some important things to think about with COVID-19 – https://thespinoff.co.nz/covid-19/25-03-2020/the-side-eye-viruses-vs-everyone/

Basic practical advice for everyone

To encourage everyone you know to wash their hands and do physical distancing in the recommended way here are some helpful quick vids to watch and share with the people in your home:

Why does soap work so well to get rid of COVID-19?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvG6uBq-dV0&t=18s

How to wash your hands virus-free – shows what spots you have washed properly using black paint – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbX0xwKORjk

Why is physical distancing so important to stop this virus from spreading? These GIFs from NZ site The Spinoff by artist Tony Morris offer a quick snapshot:

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Information on this page about COVID-19 is of a general nature only. For information specific to your health needs please check your local, state or national guidelines [link to Stay up to date section below] or ask a trusted health professional.

Get informed

Information on this page about COVID-19 is of a general nature only. For information specific to your health needs please check your local, state or national guidelines [link to Stay up to date section below] or ask a trusted health professional.

Get informed

Information on this page about COVID-19 is of a general nature only. For information specific to your health needs please check your local, state or national guidelines [link to Stay up to date section below] or ask a trusted health professional.

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