Health, Family & Home Helping you and your family THROUGH COVID-19
Maintaining physical distancing can be stressful for individuals and families. UF Health and University of Florida experts have provided a variety of resources to help promote physical and mental wellness at home; maintaining a clean home to prevent exposure; answers to your questions about food safety; and ways to educate, engage and entertain children.
Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene of the Wellness Program in the College of Medicine has put together a list of wellness resources available online, including entertainment, exercise, meditation resources, religious services, and more.
These daily 2 minute sessions will include focused breathing to stimulate the soothing part of the nervous system, and a practical tip from resilience science to help you maintain your stability in these difficult times.
Communication tips to help families and friends of older adults protect—and respect—their elders during the coronavirus pandemic.
Strategies for coping with and mitigating stress during this uncertain time.
managing Finances and households
IFAS has a number of guides of household cleaners and tips on how to properly clean and disinfect your household to minimize the chances of exposure.
Guides on COVID-19 and grocery / takeout food safety, pantry prep, and general food safety tips.
UF/IFAS Extension Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) agents are ready to help you and your family make the best financial decisions for your financial stability and wellbeing.
Tips and FAQs on how to use the extra funds your stimulus checks will provide.
Resources for keeping kids engaged and entertained during the COVID-19 response.
Resources from the College of Education’s Anita Zucker Center, CEEDAR Center, Lastinger Center and the UF Literacy Institute.
This collection of web-based language and literacy resources was compiled and curated by UFLI faculty and graduate students.
This collection of dyslexia resources was compiled and curated by faculty and doctoral students at the University of Florida Literacy Institute.
This webinar series promotes healthy oceans and coastlines with education on fisheries, coastal habitats, sustainability and aquaculture.
A video series documenting the 21-day development cycle of a chicken egg.
Virtual field trips with Professor Kevin Folta on horticultural topics.
WUFT’s educational programming schedule, PBS learning sites.
STEAM activities for students.
Imagineering in a Box is a free, online educational curriculum available through Khan Academy. Lessons compile expertise of Disney Imagineers from hundreds of career disciplines around the world to share with learners of all ages.
An educational and informative look at some of the majestic animals in our care at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Each video is approximately 2 minutes in length and free to access.
A complete series of how-to tutorials on drawing Mickey Mouse through the years for the budding artist in your life.