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Taking Care of You and Your Family During the COVID-19 Crisis

Taking Care Of You And Your Family During The COVID-19 Crisis

Gastro Girl is committed to empowering patients and their caregivers with news  and information from trusted, credible sources.

Please see the curated list below for coronavirus-related news, information and resources aimed to help you and your loved ones during this challenging and unprecedented public health crisis.

Resources from The American College of Gastroenterology

How to Prevent Spreading of GI Viruses in the Age of COVID-19
Advice for the Public from Digestive Disease Experts from the American College of Gastroenterology
March 27, 2020

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and COVID-19 Patient Information
An ACG Patient Information Handout
March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic: How Will This Affect Your Care and What to Ask Your Gastrointestinal (GI) Doctor
An ACG Patient Information Handout
March 23, 2020

Pandemia COVID-19: ¿Cómo afectará su cuidado y qué preguntarle a su médico gastroenterólogo?
(Pandemic: How Will This Affect Your Care and What to Ask Your Gastrointestinal (GI) Doctor)
An ACG Patient Information Handout
May 1, 2020

Enfermedad Inflamatoria Intestinal y COVID-19 Informacion para pacientes
(Inflammatory Bowel Disease and COVID-19 Patient Information)
An ACG Patient Information Handout
May 1, 2020

Cómo prevenir el contagio de virus intestinales en la era del COVID-19
(How to Prevent Spreading of GI Viruses in the Age of COVID-19)
Consejos de expertos en enfermedades digestivas del Colegio Americano de Gastroenterología
May 1, 2020

 

Resources from the  Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) 

Information about Staying Home and What to Do If a Person Is Sick

CDC: Find a series of articles about remaining at home and what to do if you’re sick.

 Guidance for Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Association

CNN

AARP

PREPARE for your care

Coalition for Compassionate Care of California ​

Home Alone Alliance 

  • Family Caregiving How-To Video Series
    • The “How-To” videos and resource guides for family caregivers are on specific medical/nursing tasks – including preparing special diets, managing incontinence, wound care, mobility, and managing medications. The videos and resource guides, many of which are available in both English and Spanish, are free of charge.

General Resources and Articles about COVID-19

CDC

The World Health Organization​

COVID-19 Health Literacy Project

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