Social workers care for the caregivers during pandemic; their tips can work for the public as well
Sara Obrist and Tamika Hudson talk about ways to keep yourself on track during times of stress: maintaining a routine, including some activity and staying connected. They are part of a team of social workers at Upstate University Hospital who are providing support to staff members during the coronavirus pandemic.
Note: If you are running a fever along with a cough or shortness of breath and are concerned about a possible coronavirus infection, contact your primary care doctor. If do not have a primary care doctor or are uninsured, call the Upstate COVID-19 hotline at 315-464-3979, and someone will tell you whether you should be tested. The number will be staffed from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. For questions about the disease, call the New York State Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline at 888-364-3065. Click here for COVID-19 information from Upstate.