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5 Ways to Help Those Serving on the Front Lines of Pandemic

Posted by Johnson Memorial Health on Aug 3, 2020

They are on the front lines of a war.

Healthcare providers, first responders and essential workers leave their homes each day to serve others impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. They are treating patients suffering from the disease, answering 911s call or gathering and delivering groceries.

They put themselves in danger of exposure because that’s what they do – and because they also have to provide for their families.

Their dedication has been one of the remarkable stories during this pandemic. Some have become sick from the virus. Others have stayed away from their families to avoid spreading it. Others have given their lives.

Without question, we owe them our sincerest gratitude. Because most of us are self-isolated in our homes, we wonder how to show our appreciation.

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Topics: COVID-19

What to Do While in Isolation: Eat, Sleep, Exercise Right

Posted by Johnson Memorial Health on Apr 13, 2020

You know you should stay at a distance to help avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus. You also know to wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water and to wear a mask when going to the grocery store or on other essential trips.

But what can you do to keep yourself healthy while staying at home – in isolation while waiting for state and local health officials to say it is safe to venture out again?

There are three critical areas to focus on: eating right, getting enough sleep and exercising your body.

Let’s explore:

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Topics: COVID-19

Take Care of Your Mental Health, Too, During This Outbreak

Posted by Johnson Memorial Health on Apr 3, 2020

Part 2 of 2

Our routines are disrupted. We are worried about our health and finances while dealing with this COVID-19 outbreak.

Beyond taking precautions with our physical health, we need to care for our mental well-being during isolation.

Here are some coping strategies:

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Topics: COVID-19

Signs That Isolation Is Impacting Your Mental Health

Posted by Johnson Memorial Health on Apr 3, 2020

Part 1 of 2

The fear about your physical health and finances are overwhelming right now as you deal with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Your worries are real. That’s is why it is important to care for your mental outlook as we work through social distancing and isolation. As you reflect on what is happening, please keep this in mind:

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Topics: COVID-19