This is a time where you might see and hear a lot of information online, in the news, and when talking with family, neighbors and friends.
Not all information you see and hear may be correct-it is important to know the facts.
Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about the Coronavirus.
It is important to remember that people who do not live in or have not recently been in an area of ongoing spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, or have not been in contact with a person who is a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 are not at greater risk of spreading COVID-19 than other Americans.
Stigma hurts everyone by creating fear or anger towards other people. Stigma affects the emotional or mental health of stigmatized groups and the communities they live in.
People can fight stigma and help, not hurt, others by providing social support. Counter stigma by learning and sharing facts. Communicating the facts that:
VIRUSES DO NOT TARGET SPECIFIC RACIAL OR ETHNIC GROUPS!
Kids and adults can feel stress in different ways. Stress can affect not only our feelings, but also our bodies.
Stress is what you feel when you are worried or uncomfortable about something. This worry in your mind can make your body feel bad. You may feel angry, frustrated, scared, or afraid- which can give you a stomachache or a headache.
Watch the video below to learn more about stress.