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Mental health check:

Tips for self-care during COVID-19

 

April 23, 2020

Between stay-at-home orders, a slowing economy and health concerns, the COVID-19 pandemic has people feeling on edge.

Diane Carlin, chief executive officer at Antelope Memorial Hospital, said everyone experiences anxiety at some point.

"We all get it," she said. "Mental health is so important in fighting this off."

Signs of stress include headaches, poor concentration, sleep difficulties and upset stomach.

Formulating and sticking to a routine may help alleviate feelings of helplessness.

Staying connected is important. Connect with friends via Facetime or other communication apps.

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