The COVID 19 Pandemic has changed the world as we know it. Many of us lurk in our anxieties and desperation, waiting for things to get back to normal. On the other hand, others are enjoying every second of the new social distancing and isolation orders.Continue reading “The COVID-19 Chronicles: Introverts, Extroverts, Social Distancing, and Isolation”
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is undoubtedly stressful for everyone. Fear and anxiety about this disease and the misinformation surrounding it have become overwhelming. If unaddressed, fear can cause real problems both for adults and children. Understanding fear and finding ways to cope with stress will help you, your loved ones, and your community stay strong.Continue reading “Feature: The Psychology of COVID-19 Fear”
From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing was not something that we, as a human race, were prepared for. Touch is a typical human response. If someone is sad, we hug them. If someone does a good job, we give them a high-five. Even something as simple as shaking hands when you greet someone can put your life at risk.Continue reading “15 Things You Can Do to Be a Better Friend And Neighbor During Isolation”
Staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic depends on following the correct advice. Information and fact sheets are widely available from the authorities, but not everyone can read them. Although English is the official language in the US, not everyone living here speaks or reads it properly. This is why a team of students and physicians at Harvard University School have started an ambitious project: translating COVID-19 fact sheets in several languages.Continue reading “Harvard University School Project Translates COVID-19 Fact Sheets in Various Languages”
You may have read that there’s an acute shortage of life-saving ventilators to help patients with Covid-19 breathe and possibly save their lives.
There’s now a new threat emerging. Medications that are needed to help patients on ventilators are quickly becoming scarce. The American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) has reported that as of mid-March, five drugs associated with ventilator use were officially in short supply.Continue reading “Special News Digest: Drug Shortages Are Now Affecting Covid-19 Patients”
Anxiety. Depression. PTSD. Bipolar. These words get looked at like they are a weakness. They appear on questionnaires as a “disability” that employers want you to disclose. The truth, these are no different than being a diabetic or suffering from some other disease that you have to take medication for daily.Continue reading “Feature: Keeping Up With Mental Health During COVID-19 Quarantine (Tips from a Psychologist)”
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that some businesses have had to continue their operations. For some, closing their doors until the virus passes has been the only option. Most states have closed non-essential businesses, unless they can prove that they are practicing methods to eliminate exposure to COVID-19. The United States Chamber of Commerce has published an article explaining some of the clever ways businesses are overcoming obstacles caused by the virus.Continue reading “How Has the Coronavirus Changed the Way Different Businesses Have Adapted?”
On Friday, March 27, President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion stimulus package in hopes of keeping the economy thriving during the COVID-19 crisis. This package, also called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), was designed to help those who will economically struggle due to job loss as well as help businesses impacted by the income loss during this time.Continue reading “Will The Stimulus Package Affect Future Economic Situations?”
The vast majority of content writers are a work-at-home population. With the new restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus, you would think that staying home would not affect them. We spoke to a content writer to find out how her life has changed since this pandemic started.
When trying to find a way to get real thoughts and feelings on how the pandemic is affecting everyday people, the COVID-19 DIARIES was born. The goal is to provide an in-depth look at how the Coronavirus has changed the way people are working, socializing, and surviving.Continue reading “COVID-19 DIARIES: Raw Feelings of How The Coronavirus is Changing a Content Writer’s Life”
The United States Small Business Administration is currently providing resources for small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the current Coronavirus epidemic. These resources include loans that can help small businesses stay afloat during this uncertain time.
What happens when the pandemic is over? It is essential to understand what the help you receive now means for your business later on.Continue reading “Using Small Business Resources Amidst COVID-19 Threats”