Support and wellbeing during school closure
During this time that school is closed it is important to pay attention to our own wellbeing and that of those around us. You might be feeling overwhelmed, sad, or confused about the outbreak of coronavirus and feel worried about yourself, or your family and friends.
This is completely normal – things keep changing as we learn more about the virus, schools have closed, and people are now self-isolating to protect themselves and others.
What is Coronavirus?
Coronavirus is a new illness that is affecting people across the world. It's caused by a virus which affects people's lungs and airways.
The symptoms are usually a high fever and a cough you haven’t had before.
Most people who get COVID-19 or coronavirus will recover fully without ever needing to see their doctor or GP. Experts in the UK and across the world are working on treatments and ways to keep everyone safe.
For much more information and advice there is an information leaflet below.
How to help your wellbeing
To maintain your wellbeing, it's important to keep talking and to keep mentally and physically active. There are also a number of very useful apps and online resources for you and your child, these are just a guide.
Recommended apps are: