COVID-19 and Mental Health

This Instagram post explains steps on how to take care of your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Mental health resilience tools for the India COVID surge

    The COVID pandemic in India continues to wreak havoc in a country struggling to cope with rising daily infections. In the rural state of Bihar, where CorStone has been working since 2009, the situation remains challenging as efforts to control the recent surge continue with increasing intensity. The Education and Resilience professionals at CorStone have developed a set of handouts for our Hindi-speaking colleagues and friends currently dealing with this dire COVID surge.

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      Communicating the potential benefits and harms of the Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine

      This powerpoint presentation explains the potential benefits and harms of the Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine. It contains several graphs to display the potential benefits and harms of people by age and risk; they clearly show that despite the potential risks of the vaccine, complications from COVID-19 are far worse.

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        Delta variant and why the vaccine is important

        This is a page on the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) listing information about the Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It explains that the variant is more contagious and causes more severe illness; therefore, unvaccinated people remain at the highest risk. People who are fully vaccinated could still get infected with the Delta variant but have a very low chance of developing severe illness and could spread it for a shorter period of time.

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          COVID-19 Vaccines Scripts: Baltimore City

          This powerpoint presentation consists of scripts and comics developed by Baltimore City Health Department and Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs to encourage residents to take the COVID-19 vaccine. The topics covered include: side effects, vaccine safety, fertility, teen vaccination, pregnant client, and not being concerned about COVID-19.

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            Double Masking for COVID-19

            This easy to understand infographic emphasizes on the use of double mask and its importance. The infographic is developed my Angshuman Kashyap who is a public health communication professional and an artist who creates and shares easy to understand health infographics on his social media pages (Instagram: @angshumankas).

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            Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines

            The Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health is producing materials related to COVID-19 for tribes to distribute in partnership with Indian Health Service and with support from the Walmart Foundation. Materials are produced with oversight from an advisory group representing over 15 tribal communities across the U.S.

            This factsheet, Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines, is tailored to Indigenous populations and explains the facts and benefits of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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            How to use a pulse oximeter

            This easy to understand infographic explains a pulse oximeter and illustrates the steps to use the device to measure oxygen level.  The infographic is developed my Angshuman Kashyap who is a public health communication professional and an artist who creates and shares easy to understand health infographics on his social media pages (Instagram: @angshumankas).

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            Good neighbour relations and helping

            This poster, produced by Nepal’s National Health Education, Information and Communication Centre, explains how to be a good neighbour during the COVID-19 pandemic. It also has short blurbs on mask wearing, social (physical) distancing, and hand washing.

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