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COVID-19 pandemic

Practical tips to maintain your wellbeing and manage isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, the latest news on the Red Cross response.

Our response to the COVID-19 pandemic

How we support people to maintain their wellbeing and manage isolation.

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Tech and other solutions for staying connected with elderly friends and family in the COVID-19 era

A list of bright ideas for connecting and helping the wellbeing of oldies (and others). Made with thanks to our supporters who shared how they are staying in touch.

Disrupted and disappointed by COVID-19

How to lessen disappointment when holidays and social events are cancelled.

A card to help your neighbours

An idea we love and a template you can use.

Things to do with young children while staying home during COVID-19

Ways to help keep your pre-schooler entertained, happy and safe, and carve out a little space for you, during COVID-19 self-isolation.

Defusing family tension and conflict during the COVID-19 pandemic

Advice to help you watch for signs of stress among family members and techniques to defuse tensions and conflict during coronavirus isolation.

Too many still aren’t taking COVID-19 seriously

Italian Red Cross chief Francesco Rocca pleads for the world to learn from the mistakes of his country.

We need to be the 90% during the COVID-19 pandemic

Red Cross National Resilience Adviser John Richardson and Health Technical Lead Lisa Natoli urge us to become 90% heroes in the fight against coronavirus.

Talking to children and young people about COVID-19

Like adults, children are navigating something they have never experienced before. Finding the right way to talk to them about COVID-19 can help protect children and reduce their fear.

Looking after your mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Practical, helpful tips to help you and others look after your mental health and wellbeing during social distancing.

Silver linings during COVID-19

In our neighbourhoods and around the world, everywhere we look, people are sharing their strength, resilience and compassion in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.

Ways to help families stay happy and hopeful during self-isolation

Whatever your living situation we’ve collected tips from the extended Red Cross family to help your family during self-isolation.

How to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic

Simple steps you can take to protect yourself and help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Right now, we’re expanding and adapting our services to meet the demands of a world responding to COVID-19. More than ever, we need your support to help people stay safe, connected and supported. Please donate if you’re able.