By Gary Gresh


Covid19 Can cause work stress;
Recognize the symptoms of stress you may be experiencing:

 Feeling irritation, anger, or in denial
 Feeling uncertain, nervous, or anxious
 Lacking motivation
 Feeling tired, overwhelmed, or burned out
 Feeling sad or depressed
 Having trouble sleeping
 Having trouble concentrating
Follow these tips to build resilience and manage job stress.
 Communicate with your coworkers, supervisors, and employees about job stress while
maintaining social distancing (at least 6 feet).
 Identify things that cause stress and work together to identify solutions.
 Talk openly with employers, and employees.
 Ask about how to access mental health resources in your workplace.
 Identify those things which you do not have control over and do the best you can with
the resources available to you.
 Increase your sense of control by developing a consistent daily routine when possible
 Get enough sleep
 Take work breaks when possible
 Take walks and get outside when possible.
 Remind yourself that each of us has a crucial role in fighting this pandemic.
 Remind yourself that everyone is in an unusual situation with limited resources.
 Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media.
Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting and mentally exhausting
 Connect with others.
 Check on your friends and relatives.