Maintaining Good Mental Health During the Pandemic

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Alexandria, VA – In its nightly email, the city continues to urge residents to stay at home, unless going out is essential. And when out, they stress the importance of maintaining six feet of distance around others.

Good Mental Health

This is a stressful time for many, especially hospital staff and emergency workers, who must stay alert and calm while on the job. In an effort to help residents manage stress,, Alexandria has created the COVID-19 Wellness Resource Guide. It can be found HERE. Information is available for people who work from home, parents, and more groups.

Virtual Fun and Fitness

Are you at home looking for new ways to challenge yourself? To stay healthy, it is good to keep the mind and body active. Keep busy with virtual programming, courtesy of RPCA at Home. Enjoy performances, fitness classes, poetry readings, and more. All free! To see what is available, click HERE. New opportunities are added frequently, so keep checking back to find activities that interest you.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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