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[TL;DR Summary: MindHandHeart hopes you are staying healthy, safe, and well. MIT has many resources to help navigate these challenging times. Check out MIT's response to COVID-19 and take good care.]

MindHandHeart's Response to COVID-19

In this extraordinary time of stress and uncertainty, MindHandHeart is grateful for the resiliency and compassion of our community.

MIT is tracking the COVID-19 situation on a daily basis. You can find up-to-date information here. Also check out MIT Medical's resources on self-quarantine, social distancing, and ways to protect yourself and others during COVID-19. Stay healthy and safe.

Useful Community Resources

MIT's Innovation Initiative has put together a rapid innovation dashboard with information, resources, and opportunities for the MIT community to rapidly activate and engage in urgent problem-solving on COVID-19/Coronavirus Disease. View the full dashboard here

Everyone in the MIT community is working to create a “new normal” in light of COVID-19. Browse through these virtual student support resources on how to connect with staff members remotely. 

Co-living or living with roommates and social distancing can be hard but there are some extra precautions you can take. This easy reference guide takes you through some ideas about talking to roommates, common reactions, and resources.

Browse through this resource from MIT Human Resources for tips and resources to manage employees and teams when members are working remotely.

MyLife Services is available to support you and your household members with 24/7 immediate access for emotional support and information about resources. You can find COVID-19 related resources here

Thank Your MIT Community

During an extraordinary time for MIT, our nation, and the world, MIT individuals and teams have been recognized for going the extra mile to keep our MIT community safe, healthy, and moving forward. Thank your MIT community members.

Virtual Community Events

Supporting Students During COVID-19

Resources for Stress Management During COVID-19

Students might be unable to chalk their art in Stata Center but they are going strong on digital media. Follow MIT Chalk of the Day (@chalkoftheday) on Instagram for 'a good wish, to make you smile.'

Artists from across MIT have created a host of coloring pages and cards depicting MIT's vibrant community spirit. Print them and get coloring today!

MindHandHeart supported the creation of the official MIT Cookbook! As we spend more time at home, check out these delicious recipes created by MIT students, and chop, stir, and hack your way to a tasty and healthy meal. 

The (Mysterious) Book Exchange was postponed but you could still get recommendations for books on this digital platform. Read more about this event and submit a book recommendation here

Senior Program Manager, Zan Barry, Community Wellness has created this short video on how to deal with the stress overload in our current times.

No matter how challenging or uncertain times are, music has a way of getting into our hearts and bringing us closer. Watch quarantined Berklee College of Music students singing 'What the World Needs Now.'

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