• Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate to cope with the stress. 
  • Eat healthy and well-balanced meals.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Get plenty of sleep.
  • Stay well hydrated.
  • Take a break from social media, news, and stories about the pandemic.
  • Stay in touch with your loved ones


  • Be informed about the signs, symptoms, and transmission of the disease.
  • Be informed about emergency signs and symptoms. 
  • Be informed about the preventive measures to keep the virus at bay.
  • Be informed about what needs to be done if you develop symptoms.


  • Assess the situation and stock up on food and other supplies accordingly.
  • Talk to your doctor to keep a stock of your medications and obtain extra if necessary.
  • Have a health plan in place if you are above 60 years of age, or have heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, immunocompromised conditions, or are on immunosuppressants.
  • Keep a stock of pain, cough medications as recommended by your doctor.


  • Proactively track symptoms and signs of COVID-19.
  • Practice all the preventive measures recommended to prevent the spread of infection such as hand washing, respiratory etiquette, cleaning frequently touched surfaces daily, a social distancing of at least 6 feet.
  • Stay home as much as possible.
  • If you develop symptoms, call your doctor. 
  • If you test positive, isolate and avoid all close contact with friends and family. 
  • Once you’ve recovered, talk to your doctor about discontinuing isolation.

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