Wellness Resources

National Academy of Medicine

National Academy of Medicine: Resources to support the Health and Well-Being of Clinicians During COVID-19

In the face of the unprecedented challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying global public health emergency, the National Academy of Medicine offers these resources on how to support the health and well-being of clinicians during the COVID-19 response. Read more...






  1. Travel | CDC
  2. State Department Level 4 Travel Alert
  3. NIH Guidance on Travel and Meetings
  4. Airlines Are Legally Required to Refund Canceled Flights (but Many Are Refusing to Do So) 

Family: Children, the Elderly, and Home Disaster Planning

  1. California Science Center: Stuck at Home Science. This space is designed for families to explore, investigate and have fun learning together without leaving home. All activities use easy to find household supplies, and are appropriate for a variety of ages.
  2. Childcare Options: California COVID-19 Response: Californians working during the coronavirus response need safe, reliable, and accessible child care options. Click here for access to qualified, licensed child care providers near you.
  3. Talking to and Supporting Children During a Pandemic
  4.  International Federation on Ageing Covid-19_Guidelines for care homes for older people
  5.  Family Emergency Checklist
  6.  APA handout for caregivers on emergency preparedness
  7.  APA handout for older adults on emergency preparedness
  8. Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Traumatic Event: What to Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work
  9.  Five Wishes for Healthcare Organizations and Providers
  10.  Help kids cope
  11.  We’re not going back to normal - MIT Technology Review
  12.  Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Provide Expanded Access to Child Care for Essential
  13.  COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

Quarantine, Isolation, and Homecare

  1. CDC Interim Guidance for Homecare
  2.  The psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it: rapid review of the evidence.
  3.  Brooks, et al, 2020, The psychological impact of quarantine
  4.  Cleaning and Disinfection for Households CDC Guidelines 
  5. Virtual museum tours
  6.  San Diego Zoo animal cams
  7.  Open Culture
  8.  Social Activities At Home
  9.  Explore Live Cams
  10.  You Can Now Virtually Tour 2,500 World Famous Museums - Bucket Listers
  11.  SAMSHA tips on social distancing
  12.  #KidsHomeSafe: Advice on Social Distancing for Families
  13.  Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak
  14.  Dr. Michelle Au: “I started sleeping in the guest room in the basement.” - Atlanta Magazine
  15.  Surviving Screens and Social Media in Isolation
  16.  CDPH Guidance for the Prevention of COVID-19 Transmission for Gatherings - 03-16-2020
  17.  Time: Doctor’s Husband Begging You to Keep Her Safe
  18. A Guide to Home-Proofing for Flu, Coronavirus and other Illnesses