The Psychological Impact of Quarantine — Lorraine Marchand

  • Limit the quarantine period to the absolute necessary timeframe
  • Eliminate panic and alarmist messages
  • Ensure adequate water, food and medical supplies
  • Provide frequent messages on the status of the virus with a focus on hope for the future
  • Express appreciation for people’s altruism at a time when each of us must sacrifice for the greater good
  • Use social media, constructively, to stay in contact with each other
  • Communicate with home and facility bound elderly to show love, concern and support



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