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Coronavirus and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks Response

This page contains fact sheets and other resources to support the health and well-being of communities impacted by COVID-19.

No permission is needed to use or adapt these fact sheets for you or your organization. These fact sheets are in the public domain and you may use it freely as it is helpful to you.

Resources for Providers

Fight COVID-19 with Better Sleep Health: A Guide for Hospital Workers

Supporting Patients During Quarantine or Isolation

        (Available in Japanese - 日本語)

Helping Patients Concerned about Coronavirus: A Guide for Psychiatrists

How Clinicians and Other Healthcare Personnel Can Help Concerned Patients

          (Available in Japanese - 日本語)

Supporting Military Families

How Healthcare Personnel Can Take Care of Themselves

         (Available in Japanese - 日本語)

Resources for Families

Finding the Right Words to Talk with Children and Teens

Discussing Coronavirus with Your Children

Supporting Homebound Children

Taking Care of Your Family

      (Available in Japanese - 日本語)

Resources for Leaders

Sustaining Patient Well-Being During Quarantine or Confinement

Health Risk and Crisis Communication to Enhance Community Wellness

          (Available in Japanese - 日本語)

Critical Elements for Business Planning

Mental Health and Behavioral Guidelines in Preparedness and Response

          (Available in Japanese - 日本語)

Additional Resources

Additional free fact sheet resources at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress

Department of Defense (DOD)

DoD Coronavirus Spotlight

MHS: Coronavirus: What providers, patients should know

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

About Human Coronaviruses

Summary and Information for Coronavirus

Mental Health and Coping

Reducing Stigma

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Supporting Your Family During Quarantine or Isolation

World Health Organization (WHO)

Novel Coronavirus Advice for the public

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Addressing Stigma Associated with COVID-19

Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)

Resource Page

National Center for PTSD 

Webinar: Treating PTSD Patients in the Context of the Pandemic

National Child Tramautic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Famillies Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019

Journal Articles, Chapters & Media

Chapter - Textbook of Disaster Psychiatry, "Pandemics: Health Care Emergencies"

Psychological Health Aspects of COVID-19

Public responses to the novel 2019 coronavirus (2019‐nCoV) in Japan: Mental health consequences and target population

The Role of Psychiatrists During Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus and Mental Health:  Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Psychological Aspects of Quarantine

Mitigate the effects of home confinement on children during the COVID-19 outbreak

The psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it: rapid review of the evidence