COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Classes are currently being delivered in an alternative model. More information about COVID-19

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:

Lunch & Learn- Managing Stress & Mental Health

We realize this is a session that would be really helpful right now so we are in discussion about how to bring this to you using another format.  Please watch for a new date for this lunch and learn. This month's Wellness Lunch and Learn on 'Managing Stress and Mental Health' will feature guest speaker Dawn Lorraine McBride, Ph.D., registered psychologist and associate professor in Counselling Psychology at the University of Lethbridge.

Register online or email

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