Maintaining Mental, Emotional Health in a Virus World
April 15, 2020
From the World Health Organization to the Panhandle Public Health Department (PPHD), the public is encouraged to stay home more and interact with other people less. The instructions are promoted as a means of reducing the impact of the COVID-19 virus.
The challenge is how do people maintain their health, not just physically, but also mentally and emotionally. How do you stay physically active with new social limits? How do you maintain relationships when the familiar hug, even a handshake, is discouraged? How do people who are by nature social maintain their relationships when “interacti...