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COVID-19 Behavioral Health Service Updates

The Quad Cities Behavioral Health Coalition is highlighting community services available in Illinois and Iowa in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month.See the list of resources here:

https://togetherqc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/QCBHC-COVID-Service-List_PublicVersion5_22_20-002.pdf


Proper Use of Cloth Face Coverings


COVID-19 & the Outdoors

Indoors, outdoors, anywhere you go, help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  We can work together by staying apart.  #TogetherQC @QCTrails.org

Avoid Gathering in Groups graphic.

Avoid gathering in groups. Stay at least 6 feet apart

  • Find spaces where you can keep distance from other.
  • Allow space for passing on the path.
  • Be with members of your household or go alone.

6 Feet Apart

Everybody, even dinosaur lovers, can use a little help understanding how to stay 6 feet apart from others!  #TogetherQC

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Face Covering Do’s & Don’ts

Do: Make sure you can breathe through it
Do: Wear it whenever going in public
Do: Make sure it covers your nose and mouth
Do: Wash after using

Don’t: Use on children under age 2
Don’t: Use surgical masks or other personal protective equipment (PPE) intended for health care workers

https://www.facebook.com/RockIslandCountyHealthDepartment/photos/a.375231619248834/2589703301134977/?type=3&theater


COVID-19 Resources Now Available in 35 Languages

The COVID-19 Health Literacy Project has translated multiple COVID-19 fact sheets into more than 30 different languages. These resources can be accessed at https://covid19healthliteracyproject.com/#languages.


Stay up to date on COVID-19 resources using the 2-1-1 website or call feature.

The 2-1-1 website offers a search bar to find answers to specific questions regarding finding food, paying housing bills, and other essential services. You can also dial 211 on your phone to speak to someone who can help. http://211.org/services/covid19


The Family Museum is offering free education videos.

The Family Museum is uploading videos regularly on their Facebook page ((including cooking demos, craft activities, science experiments, and workouts for the kids). Visit the Facebook page to watch! https://www.facebook.com/pg/familymuseum/videos/?ref=page_internal


St. Ambrose University releases pandemic-specific podcast.

Visit https://soundcloud.com/kalaradio/systems-level-pcc-during-covid-19 to listen to the podcast episode hosted by St. Ambrose University Institute for Person-Centered Care.


Virtual Workout Options

Planet Fitness Live Work-Ins: National gym chain Planet Fitness is offering free and virtual classes for people at home. The new and free series will offer a variety of 20-minute fitness classes and workout routines through livestream and online. Check them out at: https://www.facebook.com/planetfitness/

YMCA Live Workouts: Dozens of YMCAs around the country are providing virtual classes, covering everything from cycling, mind and body fitness, and kids’ fitness. The YMCA is hosting programs in four different virtual “studios,” so there’s something for everyone. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOGt_IpceP_xQhhCMCrut_A

Spirit of the Lake Yoga: Based in Minnesota, Spirit of the Lake is now offering dozens of free weekly yoga classes as often as three times a day. The virtual classes are free and accessible on computers and mobile devices. https://www.spiritofthelakeyoga.com/virtual-class-info

SELF YouTube channel: This channel has equipment-free workouts you can do at home, offering workout styles like cardio, strength, and HIIT. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGiSCVGNukLqv8hwpKCsQKQ

HASfit YouTube channel: These are a series of HIIT workouts that are made for at home use. Ranging from 10 minutes to over an hour, with equipment or without, there is something for everyone. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXIJ2-RSIGn53HA-x9RDevA

If you LOVE LES MILLS fitness, here is a link to several FREE classes that you can stream from home until you can resume your favorite classes at the gym!https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/at-home-workouts