Month: March 2020

Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

When children and youth watch news on TV about an infectious disease outbreak, read about it in the news, or overhear others discussing it, they can feel scared, confused, or anxious – as much as adults… This tip sheet will help parents, caregivers, and teachers learn some common reactions, respond in a helpful way, and […]

Recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO):

Recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO):

Listen to and follow the directions of your state and local authorities. If you feel sick, stay home. Do not go to work. If your children are sick, keep them at home. Do not send them to school. Contact your medical provider. If someone in your household has tested positive for the coronavirus, keep the […]

What can I do to protect myself from COVID-19?

What can I do to protect myself from COVID-19?

Although there are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Union County, the virus has reached the state of New Mexico. In light of this recent spread of the virus in our state, we want to make sure our community is informed and prepared to be proactive against the further spread of the Coronavirus.  […]