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Staff Resources - COVID-19

 

UPDATED - Staff FAQ's (June 5) are available here: 
https://www.heartlandhousing.ca/public/download/files/120037

NEW - Staff Health Screening  (current as of May 26, 2020) Tool: https://www.heartlandhousing.ca/public/download/files/118225

NOTE: If you answer YES to any of the screening questions, you need to visit https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Journey/COVID-19/Pages/HWAssessLanding.aspx for further assessment.

Proper protocols for donning & doffing masks: https://www.heartlandhousing.ca/public/download/files/113299

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Resources on this page:

General Information about COVID-19 in Alberta

Financial Assistance Programs

Health & Mental Health Resources

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General Information about COVID-19 in Alberta

For information about COVID in Alberta: 
www.alberta.ca/COVID19

For information about important steps you and your family can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19, visit AHS's site here: 
https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16997.aspx#social

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Financial Assistance Programs & Information:

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Health & Mental Health Resources: 

If you are in immediate need of mental health support, you can call the 24-hour distress line: 780-482-4357

Mental health resources from Alberta Health Services: 
https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/amh/Page16759.aspx

Employees can also access to the following support services:

  • Fort Saskatchewan Family and Community Support Services – 780-992-6267
  • Strathcona County Family and Community Services – 780-464-4044
  • Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP) through GroupHealth and Lifeworks - 1-866-331-6851 or login.lifeworks.com  (login information on your benefits card)

Coping at Home For Families: Supporting your well-being through meaningful activity and leisure during COVID-19:  
albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/ppih/if-ppih-covid-19-coping-at-home-for-families.pdf

Mental Health Meter to help identify your personal characteristics of Mental Health: https://cmha.ca/mental-health-meter

Anxiety - Practical Intervention Strategies. Free webinar (sign up for newsletter mailing list to access without charge): https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/free-on-demand-workshop/?type=workshop

Free webinar on building resilience and staying emotionally and mentally healthy during this stressful time, including insights for supporting children: https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/free-webinar/

Managing Anxiety, Healthy Habits and Talking to Children Handouts from the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute: https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/covid-19-printable-handouts/

Audio Exercises for Managing Stress & Anxiety: https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/stress-reduction-exercises/

Free online “no-equipment” exercise classes: https://www.cbc.ca/life/wellness/these-are-the-free-no-equipment-online-fitness-classes-you-need-right-now-1.5500751

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