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Métis Nation – Saskatchewan COVID-19 Resource List

In this section you will find a variety of resources to help you and your family navigate the challenges presented by the spread of COVID-19. Check back regularly for new information.

Note: All content and links provided on this page are for informational purposes only. The MN-S makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this page or found by following any link on this page, nor does it endorse any particular type of treatment or measure. This information is not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical or health treatment of a qualified healthcare provider or any other relevant professional.

Government Resources:

Health Canada

Saskatchewan Health Authority

Indigenous Services Canada COVID-19 information in Indigenous languages

Public Health Agency of Canada – COVID-19 Illustrated

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety – free courses & publications

Metis Nation – Saskatchewan updates

Preventative Measures:

Lumeca Virtual Health Consultation tool

Centre for Disease Control (CDC) – How COVID-19 spreads

Washington Post – Why outbreaks like Coronavirus spread exponentially

Sources Corona – COVID-19 pandemic development

CDC – How to protect yourself

CDC – How to protect your home

Hand washing guidelines for children – YouTube

Coping Strategies for Children & Young Adults:

Internet Archive – Illustrated COVID-19 Guide for kids

Countering Coronavirus Stigma and Racism—Tips for Teachers and Other Educators

Centre for Disease Control – Talking with children about Coronavirus

How to talk to your anxious child or teen about Coronavirus

Advice from National Association of School Psychologists

World Health Organization: helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak

Just for kids: a comic explaining COVID-19

National Geographic: talking to your children about Coronavirus 

Center for Disease Control—coping mechanisms for children

Kids’ Help Phone assistance for anxious children

Tips for parents of youth with OCD

Explaining COVID-19 to children with ADHD

Psychology Today – Explaining the virus to children with Autism

COVID-19 and the Workplace:

Government Resources for Canadian businesses

Implications for businesses

Northern Resource Group, SMEDCO & MN-S Strategies for Métis business in Saskatchewan

Legal Resources for Indigenous communities, businesses & organizations

COVID-19: businesses and employers

Education & Productivity Resources:

Métis Nation Alberta children’s booklet

Métis Nation of Ontario – Métis education kits

Free educational subscriptions

Epic! Links to children’s books

National Film Board of Canada free online learning resources

At-home activities for bored kids

Free art tutorials beginning March 16th

Learn languages for free

TED-Ed

30-day free access to the Digital Concert Hall

Educational companies offering free subscriptions

Free virtual museum tours

National Geographic Kids—free activities and quizzes

Mental Health:

 Anxiety Canada – What to do if you are anxious or worried

Coping mechanisms to manage pandemic-related anxiety

Saskatoon Sexual Assault & Information Centre

PBS – How you and your children can de-stress during the COVID-19 crisis

CDC news release on COVID-19 and mental health

Resiliency during a pandemic

Media and Culture:

5 ways to view coverage of the pandemic

Self-Advocacy:

Plain language booklets on COVID-19 created by Green Mountain Self-Advocacy 

The North American Center for Threat Assessment and Trauma Response has compiled a list of resources and we credit them with directing us to most of the sources on this list.

 

 

 

 

 

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