The Multicultural Health Institute (MHI) COVID-19 Resources

What To Do and Cope At Home

MENTAL HEALTH:

Mental Health Information for Disease Outbreaks

https://mhanational.org/living-mental-illness-during-covid-19-outbreak-preparing-your-wellness

Stress and Coping during COVID-19 (CDC)

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fcoping.html

Mental Health Tool Kit

https://mhanational.org/2020toolkit

 

Drug Abuse and COVID-19

https://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/noras-blog/2020/03/covid-19-potential-implications-individuals-substance-use-disorders

Mental Health Considerations During COVID-19 (WHO):

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf?sfvrsn=6d3578af_2

Updated Mental Health Guide (NAMI):

https://www.nami.org/getattachment/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/COVID-19-and-Mental-Illness-NAMI-Releases-Importan/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf?lang=en-US

Anxiety Screening Tool (MHA)

https://screening.mhanational.org/screening-tools/anxiety?ref=HTFoundation&ipiden=7117168c2f07a9ecd346126e428b5743&show=1

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus:

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

En Espanol:

https://childmind.org/article/como-hablar-con-los-ninos-sobre-el-coronavirus/

Supporting Kids During COVID-19:

https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=%20Parents%20Guide%20to%20Problem%20Behavior&utm_campaign=Weekly-03-16-20

KEEPING KIDS BUSY:

Activities for family fun at home

https://www.lebonheur.org/blogs/practical-parenting/a-new-routine-activities-for-family-fun-at-home-during-the-covid-19-outbreak

PBS For Kids: Games, Videos, Activities, Podcasts

https://pbskids.org/

NASA For KIDS:

STEM Engagement- K-12 and Higher education

https://www.nasa.gov/stem/forstudents/k-4/index.html

Scholastic Learn At Home: Learning Experiences for 20 days

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html?caching

 

Khan Academy: Ages 4 – 18:

https://www.khanacademy.org/

For Ages 2-7:

https://learn.khanacademy.org/khan-academy-kids/

The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour!

https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/

Take a tour of Yellowstone National Park:

https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm

Story Telling/Books:

Kids books read by famous people:

https://www.storylineonline.net/

Fun Things to do at home:

https://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/30-fun-things-home.html  

Forbes Article on Sewing Masks:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tjmccue/2020/03/20/calling-all-people-who-sew-and-make-you-can-help-solve-2020-n95-type-mask-shortage/#61eee37b4e41

 

 

 

INDEPENDENT STUDY:

Math and Reading Games

https://www.funbrain.com/math-zone

Math Practice from Counting to algebra and geometry

http://www.mathscore.com/

Biology simulations: learn biology, practice data analysis

https://www.biologysimulations.com/

Science or cooking experiments to do:Tech Scientific

http://www.clubscikidzmd.com/blog/

Learn a Language

https://www.duolingo.com/

PBS Weekday At Home Learning for Kids/Students

www.wedu.org/edconnect

Museum Resources

http://emuseum.ringling.org/emuseum/collections;jsessionid=7D8470FD4F8EF270494CB1733C3B54B5 

http://ringlinglibrary.contentdm.oclc.org/ 

 

NOURISHMENT:

Sarasota County Schools Drive Thru Meal Service

https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/news-and-profiles/2020/03/sarasota-county-schools-will-provide-drive-thru-meal-services-for-students

Second Chance Last Opportunity Food Giveaways

Call for schedule – 941.549.5253

Feeding America Food Pantries

https://www.feedingamerica.org/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=onward&utm_content=6+-+Feeding+America&utm_campaign=20200318_watch&source=20200318_watch

Help and recipes for families to be able to make affordable, healthy meals:

https://cookingmatters.org/?_ga=2.105620867.1047555314.1584626435-1000923830.1584626435

No Kid Hungry website:

https://www.nokidhungry.org/what-we-do/family-nutrition-education-programs

No Kid Hungry Emergency Grant Application in response to COVID-19:

https://www.nokidhungry.org/coronavirus-grant-request

 

HEALTH:

Johns Hopkins Webcast on COVID-19

https://www.jhsph.edu/events/2020/covid-19/

John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/

Coronavirus: Why systematic Problems Leave U.S. at Risk

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51840233

The History of Pandemics

https://www.visualcapitalist.com/history-of-pandemics-deadliest/

Mass. General Grand Rounds COVID-19

https://advances.massgeneral.org/research-and-innovation/article.aspx?id=1139

CDC on COVID- 19

https://www.cdc.gov/

Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard

https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/96dd742462124fa0b38ddedb9b25e429

National Medical Association

https://www.nmanet.org/

Florida Department of Health Updates and Information

http://www.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/2020/03/032220-1800-covid19.pr.html

and: https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/

Case by Case Daily report FL Dept of Health…statistical (graphs etc) data

https://floridadisaster.org/globalassets/covid-19-data---daily-report-2020-03-22-1828.pdf

Pulmonologist Consensus Report on COVID-19
https://www.unah.edu.hn/dmsdocument/9674-consenso-internacional-de-neumologos-sobre-covid-19-version-ingles
Empowering Voices Dr. Lisa Merritt Explains Why Covid-19 Can Worsen Diabetes & Hypertension - 03/22/2020
https://www.mysuncoast.com/video/2020/03/23/dr-lisa-merritt-explains-why-covid-can-worsen-diabetes-hypertension-/

THINGS TO DO IN SPARE TIME:

Get a Library Card

https://sarac.co.sarasota.fl.us/selfreg

Trace Your Family Genealogy:

https://www.usa.gov/genealogy

Listen to This 12-Hour Mix Charting the History of Spiritual Jazz - The Vinyl Factory:

https://thevinylfactory.com/news/12-hour-history-of-spiritual-jazz-mix/

Plant an EarthBox:

https://earthbox.com/

Call old friends ands relatives who are shut in. Reconnect and resurrect friendships.
Offer to help childcare for working parents, especially in healthcare frontlines, our new soldiers

Make home cleaning packets- define bleach spray solutions, homemade wipes.

Clean and organize your house

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 24 hour hotline: 1-866-779-6121
eMail questions:  COVID-19@flhealth.gov

For More COVID-19 Resources, Visit the Florida Department of Health Website.

World Health Organization

https://www.who.int/

National Center for Biotechnology Information: Rapid Access to SARS-COV-2 Data:

https://ncbiinsights.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

Book Excerpt- Features, Evaluation and Treatment COVID-19

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK554776/

Some Online Resources to Explore

Create Your Own Face Masks: https://turbanproject.com/patterns

Food Resources:

https://www.feedingamerica.org/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=onward&utm_content=6+-+Feeding+America&utm_campaign=20200318_watch&source=20200318_watch

Instacart: Groceries Delivered From Local Stores
https://www.instacart.com/
Help and recipes for families to be able to make affordable, healthy meals:
https://cookingmatters.org/?_ga=2.105620867.1047555314.1584626435-1000923830.1584626435
No Kid Hungry website:
https://www.nokidhungry.org/what-we-do/family-nutrition-education-programs
No Kid Hungry Emergency Grant Application in response to COVID-19:https://www.nokidhungry.org/coronavirus-grant-request

Low Income Housing Resources:
https://nlihc.org/coronavirus-and-housing-homelessness
Scientific American Article: Unique Threat to U.S. Homeless Population (COVID-19):
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/coronavirus-poses-unique-threat-to-u-s-homeless-population1/
National Healthcare for the Homeless Council’s Directory of free or low cost healthcare providers:

https://nhchc.org/directory/

1781 Dr. Martin Luther King Way, Sarasota, Florida 34234

Phone: 941-706-3362   Fax: 941-225-8198

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