Dr. Peter Lin - you tube - explains in very understandable terms what is different about Coronavirus and what makes it dangerous and why were are being told to do the simple things we are being told to do . I find simple explanations from respected authorities - right now especially the Canadian doctors- that are relevant to what we might have going on inside our bodies a conversation starter. Shared with college age kids and reluctant husband who thought Covid-19 was just another cold or flu. Helped us to tune out the rhetoric and panic and understand the real risk and what we should watch for.
Also “Bluffton, Ohio COVID-19 Modeling” on Vimeo (found link on Facebook - recommended by a nurse friend) helped us all easily understand “flattening the curve” so we could all relax realizing we needed to be home not out and about unnecessarily and eating healthy and getting enough rest (easier to do now that there is no commute since employer declared ”work at home” as of last Friday). Easy to follow the logic and includes verifiable statistics, delivered by a reasonable, Calm voice of an analytics expert (you can check his credentials easily enough). No partisanship or politics anywhere near these sources.
3rd was chart that compared symptoms of covid-19 to cold and flu since daughter and I have been sneezing and sore throat for past week or so with no fever (could even be early spring allergies), easy to see it is unlikely to be covid-19. We are watching for the symptoms but not panicked since chart clears up confusion. Sharing meals and a bit of outdoor time, playing with the dogs and giving ourselves permission to go to bed at 9pm. Teaching each other games like backgammon - because after too much TV gets old. Have more time on hands because not running around all the time - having more engaged conversations.
Feeling more relaxed because there is some knowledge and understanding and knowing what we can do to help the greater good by staying home. Ordered vitamin refills on amazon and Healthy planet so we can keep our immune systems primed.