Our daily lives have changed quite a bit in recent days and weeks. The challenges of coronavirus are affecting all of our lives in a number of different ways.
During this time, we must reach out, speak and listen to one another to make sure everyone feels supported.
At times this may prove difficult as people's circumstances change and our family and friends become affected in different ways. It's important to remember how much good a conversation can do for yourself or others.
Social distancing is a new part of our daily lives. This means creating at least two meters distance between people, no handshakes and no hugging. Social distancing is not a nice experience, but it’s the right thing to do, to prevent transmission.
If you or someone in your household are experiencing symptoms, you must self-isolate at home. Self-isolation might feel like wasted time, but in fact, you’re helping keep vulnerable people in your community safe.
Here’s a few tips to help take care of your health and wellbeing during periods of isolation:
There are lots of different organisations and groups you can speak to if you need support or more information. Below are some links that may be of use during this time.
If you want to learn more about coronavirus and some of the reasons behind the measures being taken, watch the video below.