COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Wellness & Recognition

Wellness & Recognition

Living well at U of L

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Resources

With the recent novel Coronavirus outbreak, global populations are on alert causing reactions among general populations from lower risk countries including Canada. 

To help, we've put together some resources from our Health and Saftey department, Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) and Homewood Health on how to help employees and family members who may have questions or possible anxiety as a result of the recent outbreak. 

Feel free to distribute as you please.

 Latest news on COVID-19 - Risk and Saftey Services U of L:

Tips to Cope During Times of Uncertainty Links to Mental Health Comission of Canada resources

Workers' Compensation Board  (WCB): (for more information on WCB and COVID-19)

Homewood Health: Coronovirus (COVID-19) Managing the Impact

Homewood Health COVID-19 ICBT Support Program for Anxiety  to access register on 

Your colleagues and friends at the Department of Kinesiology want to encourage you to stay physically active and mentally well at home.  The Stretch and Strengthen exercises were developed for U of L employees at work, but they are great for home as well.  Please email for more great new ideas on staying active at home during this time.  

Basic Ergonomic Tips when Using Your Laptop - from Anderson Ergonomics

How to do your own Ergonomic Self-Assessment



Upcoming Events:

Zoom Lunch & Learn- Managing Stress & Mental Health

Dr. Dawn McBride, registered psychologist and UofL Counselling psychology professor, will be talking about mental health and managing stress in this first Zoom session of Lunch and Learns on Wed April 15 at noon. She will provide advice on how to manage your stress response and get back in your groove.  With changes to everyone's daily life brought about by COVID-19 pandemic, this session will have some timely advice. Anyone interested in attending this session on Zoom is asked to register at Wellness & Recognition or by email at  The Zoom address will be provided when your attendance is confirmed. 

Health Check for U

POSTPONED until Fall 2020. Stay tuned for more info next semester!

Wednesday's this semester from 8 to 10 a.m.

Location: M2007

Available on campus and only takes 15 mins out of your day.

How old is your heart? 

  • Get an overall assessment of your health
  • Find out the risk of having a stroke or heart attack in the next 10 years

Register online

Mini Massage on Campus

These are postponed until Fall 2020.  Check back for new dates and times then.

Note - Mini-massages are scheduled at 15 minute intervals.

Email for More Info? 



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Wellness & Recognition Office: AH188, AH135