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Updated Healthcare Personnel and First Responders: How to Cope with Stress and Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Experiencing or witnessing life threatening or traumatic events impacts everyone differently. In some circumstances, the distress can be managed successfully to reduce associated negative health and behavioral outcomes. This guidance has updated tips for coping with stress and building resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this pandemic, it is critical that you recognize what stress looks like, take steps to build your resilience, manage job stress and workplace fatigue and know where to go if you need help. The CDC provides the following resources:

Cope with Stress and Build Resilience   Manage Workplace Fatigue