Chapter 1: The impact of COVID-19

For you

What the grief expert says
Michaela McLean, grief support specialist, talks about overwhelming demands for care during COVID-19 that can add to grief and stress for healthcare providers.(3:22)Video transcript

“When I get home, I am afraid of passing COVID-19 to my family and friends. I now sleep in the spare bedroom. I have never been through anything like this before. It feels surreal.” - Personal support worker

The pandemic has raised a great deal of uncertainty in both our personal and professional lives.

What you might be thinking

You may find yourself consumed by questions for which there are no answers. 

Click on the arrows below to view some common questions or thoughts people are having during the pandemic.

What you might be feeling

Given the uncertainty of this time, it is natural to experience a range of new or intensified emotions. 

Click the arrows below to view some of the feelings you may be experiencing.


How it may be impacting your life 

Click the arrows below to reveal ways COVID-19 may impact your behaviour.