Some Tips to Deal with Covid-19 Fears


It is normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during the Covid-19 pandemic

Here are some do’s and don’ts which might be of help in overcoming those fears.


  • talk to people you trust can help.
  • keep in contact your friends and family.
  • maintain a healthy lifestyle including proper diet, sleep, and exercise.
  • talk to a health worker or counsellor if you feel overwhelmed
  • get the facts from a credible source like local health authorities or the government and the WHO websites.
  • draw on skills you have used in the past to manage life’s adversities and use these skills to help you manage your emotions during the challenging time of this outbreak.

Do Not

  • use smoking, alcohol, or other drugs to deal with your emotions.
  • keep your emotions of fears bottled up inside.
  • spend too much time watching or listening to media coverage that you find upsetting.
  • be afraid to ask for help.
The poster below may be helpful. Coping with Stress during Covid-19
A poster on tips to help deal with Covid -19 stress which you may print.