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Resources and information on home life during this time.

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

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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.

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


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


Together QC: Keep Staying at Home

Our community is committed to working together to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the Quad Cities.  Many elected officials have joined together to share the important “Keep Staying at Home” message with our community.  #TogetherQC  Do your part:  Stay Home. Save Lives.


Doorstep Food Delivery Service Mar 30, 2020

Community Action Provides Hundreds of Delivered Boxes Community Action of Eastern Iowa has transformed its Davenport office into a food delivery warehouse and dispatch center. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization has increased its ability to provide food directly to the doorstep of households in Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine, and Scott Counties. Community Action is also providing diapers to families with young children. All services are offered at no cost to the household. The Agency is delivering more than 300 food boxes per week.

To request food and/or diapers, visit https://www.caeiowa.org/


Fitness at Home Provided by the YMCA

The Two Rivers YMCA and the Scott County Family YMCA are hosting live fitness workouts on Facebook. If you can’t catch it live, there are replays available.
https://www.facebook.com/tworiversymca/
https://www.facebook.com/ymcascottcounty/


JoAnn fabrics is providing free mask making kits

JoAnn fabrics is providing free mask making kits

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lifestyle-buzz/joann-fabrics-is-providing-free-mask-making-kits-for-sewers-to-help-hospitals-with-supply-shortages/ar-BB11KuvN


Parenting in the time of COVID-19

The World Health Organization wants to help parents interact constructively with their children during this time of confinement. Check out these tips for planning one-on-one time, creating a routine, and managing stress! https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/healthy-parenting