Resources to Help You During the Pandemic

Avoiding Scams

5 things you can do to avoid a cornoavirus scam.

Absentee Voting in Connecticut

Information from the State of Connecticut about voting in this year’s presidential election.

Coronavirus Anxiety

Resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty.

Coursera Free Well-Being Classes

From de-mystifying mindfulness to understanding the science of happiness, Coursera’s popular wellness courses are available for free.

Food Safety

A comprehensive guide to food safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Happiness is… baking for others, blanket forts, gratitude, music and more. Discover the things that make us all happy.

Helping Your Community

Things you can do during the COVID-19 pandenic to help out in the community.

How to Cut Your Own Hair

Expert tips and video tutorials.

How to Grieve When Funerals are Not an Option

Experts share advice for mourning a loved one during the coronavirus pandemic.

I Spent a Year in Space

How to handle isolation from astronaut Scott Kelly. “Take if from someone who couldn’t: Go outside.”

Professional Assistance

Resources for food, shelter, health insurance, legal assistance and more.

Relaxation & Recreation

Resources to help you relax and have some fun!

Shelter in Place Tips for Seniors

8 practical tips to keep you and your older adult as safe (and sane) as possible.

Support Local Restaurants

Order a meal for pickup or delivery and support Middletown resaurants.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Expert advice on how to sleep better, deal with anxiety, talk to children, use teletherapy, stress-busters and more.

Time Management for Kids

How to help your kids manage their learning time while at home.

What You are Feeling is Grief

David Kessler, the world’s foremost expert on grief, on how to deal with all the uncertainty of a pandemic.

Working from Home

Articles, videos, tutorials and tips to help you be productive and happier while working from home.

Face Mask Resources

Face Mask Acne

How to treat and prevent breakouts caused by wearing a mask.

How to Clean a Face Mask

5 things you need to know about cleaning your face mask from a PPE expert.

How to Make a No-Sew Face Covering

Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, shares ways to create your own face covering in a few easy steps.

How to Make a No-Sew, No Elastic Face Mask

It only takes 5 minutes and is the easiest, most comfortable mask we’ve seen yet.

How to Sew Your Own Face Mask

Mask-making directions from Middlesex Health.

How to Wear & Care for a Face Mask

A guide from the Center for Disease Control.

Which Masks are the Best?

Researchers tested all types of masks to determine the most and least effective.

Why Face Masks Don't Replace Social Distancing

Medical professionals want you to know that wearing some sort of face protection ― whether store-bought or homemade ― is not an excuse to forgo social distancing mandates.