During infectious COVID19 outbreaks, children may experience distress for a variety of reasons. They themselves may be infected or affected in other ways. The collective anxiety and grief that a family or community experiences can impact heavily on children. Limited public knowledge of the disease may trigger misinformation, rumors and panic. Media campaigns can also increase levels of distress in the population.
Coronavirus disease (COVID19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is being well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads. The Awareness raising messages aim to provide basic knowledge on personal protective measures, as well as, messages on coping and overcoming stress, during disease outbreaks like COVID19. For delivering the messages, INISKOY FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION can use under below scenarios.