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Staff have compiled a list of resources for you to use during this time. Please let us know if you have resources to share with us so we can let others know about them. Many thanks.

Mental health:
• https://www.bbc.com/news/health-51873799…
• https://getpocket.com/…/want-to-be-emotionally-resilient-sc…
• https://www.vox.com/…/coronavirus-covid-19-social-distancin…
• https://getpocket.com/…/how-your-diet-affects-your-mental-h…

Food Delivery:
• https://goodfoodbox.foodshare.net/ or by calling 416-363-6441 x275 for Good Food Boxes. Delivery fee is minimal (fruit and veggies only)
• https://www.blogto.com/…/03/grocery-delivery-online-toronto/

Nutrition:
• https://www.dietitians.ca/…/Advice-for-the-general-public-a…
• This article is NOT about what to eat to fight the Coronavirus but it does talk about the importance to eating healthy food to help fuel your body and your mind; something we really need to think about right now. https://getpocket.com/…/stop-a-worry-becoming-catastrophic-…

Food Tips:
• https://www.nbcnews.com/…/staying-home-due-coronavirus-here…
• https://www.theglobeandmail.com/…/article-how-to-stock-you…/

Websites or social media to follow for recipes:
• https://www.budgetbytes.com/
• Online cookbook called “Good and Cheap” that uses pantry items: https://cookbooks.leannebrown.com/good-and-cheap.pdf

EI and CRA Taxes:
https://www.cbc.ca/…/can…/apply-emergency-benefits-1.5501977
https://nationalpost.com/…/government-extends-tax-deadline-…

Physical Activity:
• https://www.fitnessblender.com/videos
• https://www.popsugar.com/Fitness-Video
• https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene/featured…
• FREE Power Yoga classes are streamed @ 6am, 9:30 a, noon, 4:30, 6 pm and 8:30 pm
https://www.dropbox.com/…/PYC_Covid%202020_IG%20Story_PYC%2…
• Here is the link for the food fit exercise videos:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist…

Children’s health and parenting web sites / resources:
• Canadian Pediatric Society web site https://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/…/common_infections_and_yo…
• Hospital for Sick Kids web site https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/
• https://pregnancytoparenting.ca/
• http://www.rourkebabyrecord.ca/parents/
• http://buildyourbestday.participaction.com/en-ca/
• https://playandlearn.healthhq.ca/en
• www.beststart.org

Breastfeeding:
• Dr. Jack Newman (breastfeeding advocate) web site: https://ibconline.ca/information-sheets/
• Parenting Breastfeeding web site: https://kellymom.com/

Healthy pregnancy and labor
• www.beststart.org
• www.Canada.ca/health
• www.OntarioPrenatalEducation.ca
• www.acog.org (patient resources)

For Kids:
• https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/servic…/dial-a-story.jsp
Kids and their families can listen to a story by phone any time of day for FREE by calling the library's Dial-A-Story service at 416-395-5400.There are stories for younger children (7 and under) and for older children (up to 12). Dial-a-Story is available in 16 languages:
• https://playandlearn.healthhq.ca/ - games and activities for different age group: toddlers, preschoolers and those in kindergarten
• https://www.beststart.org/ parenting resources
• https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/…/learnathome.html
• https://www.storylineonline.net/
• https://www.tvokids.com/school-age
• https://www.highlightskids.com/
• https://www.storyplace.org/
• https://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/
• https://www.verywellfamily.com/best-free-educational-websit…
• https://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/
• https://playandlearn.healthhq.ca/