Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Infectious Disease Outbreaks


  1. Articles/Fact Sheets
  2. Videos
  3. Websites

1. Articles/Fact Sheets:

Talking with Friends, Family, Kids, and Coworkers about COVID-19 Safety
This article details strategies to navigate tough social situations with loved ones and colleagues alike. The article also outlines steps to debunk myths about COVID-19.

Coping with Stress during Infectious Disease Outbreaks
This article details how to cope with stress from Infectious Disease Outbreaks. It helps individuals recognize the signs of stress and how to relieve stress. Further, it details practical tips for coping and helpful resources.

This playbook outlines how to recognize stress in kids, gives six "stress-busting" strategies, and provides a self-care template for kids during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This playbook outlines six "stress-busting" strategies for adults, discusses things to embrace and things to limit, and gives a self-care template for adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledges common stressors during infectious disease outbreaks and provides coping strategies and links to resources to manage stress.
This fact sheet from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration discusses how to manage the anxieties and stresses that may come with social distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak.
This fact sheet from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration discusses children's reactions to infectious disease outbreaks and how caregivers can support their children. The fact sheet also gives tips for talking to children of different age groups about infectious disease outbreaks and lists resources that may be useful.

2. Videos

This webinar, hosted by Dr. Hendry Ton, a psychiatrist at the UC Davis Medical Center, covers common stressors and coping strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This webinar, hosted by Dr. Elliot Montgomery Sklar and Ms. Gloria Miranda, shares coping strategies for caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This webinar, hosted by Melissa Afterman, a Board Certified Professional Ergonomist, discusses recommendations to address the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial risks that come with working and schooling from home.
This webinar series covers a range of topics related to coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is hosted by the UC Davis Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Speakers include Dr. Hendry Ton and other guest collaborators.

3. Websites

This website lists resources for mental and emotional well-being for Californians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The website contains links to hotlines, behavioral and mental health services, and more.