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Pregnancy during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | August 3, 2020

If you are pregnant, current evidence suggests that the risk of COVID-19 to you and your baby is very small. But we are still learning about COVID-19. Pregnant women are considered an at-risk group until there is more evidence about…

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Children and COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 27, 2020

COVID-19 is new, so we are still learning about it and how it affects people, including children. It seems to affect children much less severely than older people. COVID-19 spreads easily through sneezing, coughing, breathing, talking and hand contact. The…

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Isolation, Loneliness and Panic Attack

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 13, 2020

Everyone feels lonely from time to time, but interminable periods of loneliness or social isolation can have a negative impact on your physical and emotional health and wellbeing. Loneliness is a feeling of sadness or distress about being by yourself…

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Mental Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 6, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has affected people in varying ways. It is understandable that during times like this, people may feel afraid, worried, anxious and overwhelmed by the constantly changing alerts and media coverage regarding the spread of…

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What do you need to know about COVID-19?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | June 29, 2020

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by an unknown virus. Symptoms include fever, coughing, a sore throat, and shortness of breath. The virus can spread from person to person. There is no treatment for COVID-19. Find out who is at…

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How to deal with Stress and Anxiety during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | June 22, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 may lead to stress and anxiety for some of us. Feeling overwhelmed by powerful emotions during times like these is understandable. Coping with distress and fear healthily will help ensure that you, your loved ones and…

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How to self-isolate during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | May 25, 2020

Testing people without symptoms for COVID-19 does not help identify people who may become sick later. Therefore, it is so important to detect any sign of infection as early as possible. You should monitor yourself for any new symptoms. Watch…

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Look after your Mental Health during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | May 18, 2020

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is causing anxiety, worry and stress for people across the globe. These are exceptional times, but we are a resilient society with the strength and capacity to cope with troublesome situations. There are positive, proactive steps…

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