Links to Web sites that provide information on how to keep yourself and others healthy and well, in body and mind, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Be aware of how your actions can not only keep you safe and well, but how you can contribute to the health and safety of all of Canada during this time. Find support for managing the adjustments required to temporarily change how you live and work.
Some good news during an uncertain time
COVID Kindness – CANADA: Sharing acts of #covidkindness and uplifting stories from the front lines of Canadian health care.
Fact or Myth COVID-19
About COVID-19 for children
Self-Assessment Information, online tools and Assessment Centres
Nunavut – Use the Government of Canada Self-Assessment Tool
Testing and Test Results
Flatten the Curve
Actions to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19: Flattening the curve. These are the most important ways that you can protect yourself and your family from respiratory illness, including COVID-19.
Flatten Flatten is a not-for-profit that focuses on using the self-reported data of Canadians to enable a tool that helps to slow the spread of COVID-19. To do your part, fill in the form when your symptoms change, share with all of your friends, and then tell them to do the same.
About Hard Surface disinfectants, hygiene and sanitizers Government of Canada
Social & Physical distancing
A quick way to test a mask Facebook video
COVID-19 at home
How to care for yourself and others with COVID-19 at home
Pregnancy, Childbirth and caring for Newborns – COVID19
Access to Medical Personnel by phone or online
Mental Health Support
Mental Health and Wellness during COVID-19 Mental Health Commission of Canada
Mental Health and Cultural Supports available during the pandemic (FNHA Onfo Graphic)
Care for your mental health – Managing stress, Helping others
Stress & Coping Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Children and Youth
Healthy Minds Nova Scotia – for post-secondary school students
Access to Mental Health support
Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is a free and private online resource with interactive activities and videos for people facing mental health challenges. It includes activities on a variety of topics, and you can choose which ones you want to explore.
Hope for wellness helpline – on-line chat counselling service
Chimo is a provincial crisis phone line, accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to all residents of New Brunswick.
Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 New Brunswick – includes regional phone numbers for Community Addictions and Mental Health centres
BC Contact information and walk-in locations for mental health support or services in your area
Live-streaming workouts offered by Canadian Gyms
Lift Corktown – CrossFit gym. Dumbbell and kettlebell (think deadlifts and rows) workouts. @liftcorktown
6IX Cycle – A burn that targets all the muscle groups that a gruelling spin class would. Bursts of rhythm-based cardio and mini-band work. @6ix_cycle