PRC shares resources for responding to COVID-19

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PRC faculty and staff have provided links to these resources to provide timely information from the University, and to focus on well-being and prevention during these challenging times. This page will be updated regularly, so please check back for more resources.

Penn State Coronavirus Website

College of Health and Human Development Coronavirus Website -- information about human resources, remote working, teaching and learning, research activities and more

Scientific Information about COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control

Reliable scientific information on COVID-19 as of 3/30/20 (slideshow) | (video)

Ask CIDD (Penn State Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics)

Resources from the Research-to-Policy Collaboration

Mindfulness and Well-being

NEW! Education of the Heart Dialogue

NEW! Managing Uncertainty while Serving Community

Contemplative Psychology and Education Facebook Group (moderated by Robert Roeser, Bennett Pierce Profession of Compassion and Caring

Creating a Home Retreat: Finding Freedom Wherever You Are

Mindfulness Resources (UC San Diego School of Medicine)

Greater Good’s Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus

“Our calm is contagious”: How to use mindfulness in a pandemic

Being Mindful of Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

How Mindfulness Can Help You Navigate the Coronavirus Panic

Anxious About Coronavirus? Lizzo Has a Soothing Meditation Just for You

3 Reasons to Meditate in the Battle Against Coronavirus

How to Stay Mindful and Safe Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Sanity Guide

Practicing in a Pandemic

Mindfulness and Dealing with Coronavirus Chaos

Compassion in the Time of Coronavirus

Training Opportunities

Remote Work and Other Professional Suggestions (requires Penn State login)

episummer@columbia Online courses in public health, statistics and more

For Researchers and Research Staff

COVID-19 Information for Penn State Researchers and Research Staff

Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

Remote Administration Guidelines for the NIH Toolbox®: Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Research Resources, from the Penn State College of Medicine

For Schools and Military Families

Resources for Military-Connected Families: COVID-19 Information

For Parents and Teachers

Coronavirus Resources for Educators and Parents

7 Ways to Support Kids and Teens Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Helping kids cope with the COVID-19 pandemic

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019

Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic

10 tips for talking about COVID-19 with your kids

School’s Out: A Parents’ Guide for Meeting the Challenge During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Living With Mental Health Challenges During the Pandemic

How to Help Your Child's Compassion Grow

Raising Courageous, Caring Kids

Stuck at Home (Together)

Extension educators offer tips for helping children,teens cope during pandemic

For Kids

Pure Edge Free Online Yoga

Free Live Online Mindfulness Class for Kids 

At Home with Lacey: Daily circle time for young children

Social Connection and Entertainment

9 Classic Board Games You Can Play Online

Here Are 11 Adorable Animal Cams to Get You Through

These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch

How to Keep the Party Crashers from Crashing Your Zoom Event

Netflix Party Lets Friends Have Movie Nights while Social Distancing


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