In this section you will find a variety of resources to help you and your family navigate the challenges presented by the spread of COVID-19.


Note: All content and links provided on this page are for informational purposes only. SVOPD makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this page or found by following any link on this page, nor does it endorse any particular type of treatment or measure. This information is not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical or health treatment of a qualified healthcare provider or any other relevant professional.


Government Resources:

Health Canada


Saskatchewan Health Authority


Indigenous Services Canada COVID-19 information in Indigenous languages


Public Health Agency of Canada – COVID-19 Illustrated


Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety – free courses & publications


Preventative Measures:


Lumeca Virtual Health Consultation tool


Centre for Disease Control (CDC) – How COVID-19 spreads


Washington Post – Why outbreaks like Coronavirus spread exponentially


Sources Corona – COVID-19 pandemic development


CDC – How to protect yourself


CDC – How to protect your home


Hand washing guidelines for children – YouTube


Coping Strategies for Children & Young Adults:

Internet Archive – Illustrated COVID-19 Guide for kids


Countering Coronavirus Stigma and Racism—Tips for Teachers and Other Educators


Centre for Disease Control – Talking with children about Coronavirus


How to talk to your anxious child or teen about Coronavirus


Advice from National Association of School Psychologists


World Health Organization: helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak


Just for kids: a comic explaining COVID-19


National Geographic: talking to your children about Coronavirus


Center for Disease Control—coping mechanisms for children


Kids’ Help Phone assistance for anxious children


Tips for parents of youth with OCD


Explaining COVID-19 to children with ADHD


Psychology Today – Explaining the virus to children with Autism


COVID-19 and the Workplace:


Government Resources for Canadian businesses

Implications for businesses


Northern Resource Group, SMEDCO & MN-S Strategies for Métis business in Saskatchewan


COVID-19: businesses and employers


Education & Productivity Resources:

Free educational subscriptions

Epic! Links to children’s books


At-home activities for bored kids


Free art tutorials beginning March 16th


Learn languages for free




30-day free access to the Digital Concert Hall


Educational companies offering free subscriptions


Free virtual museum tours


National Geographic Kids—free activities and quizzes


Mental Health:


 Anxiety Canada – What to do if you are anxious or worried


Coping mechanisms to manage pandemic-related anxiety


Saskatoon Sexual Assault & Information Centre


PBS – How you and your children can de-stress during the COVID-19 crisis


CDC news release on COVID-19 and mental health


Resiliency during a pandemic




Plain language booklets on COVID-19 created by Green Mountain Self-Advocacy 


The North American Center for Threat Assessment and Trauma Response has compiled a list of resources and we credit them with directing us to most of the sources on this list.