Métis Nation – Saskatchewan COVID-19 Resource List

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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. Check back regularly for new information.

Note: All content and links provided on this page are for informational purposes only. The MN-S 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

Metis Nation – Saskatchewan updates

Preventative Measures:

How COVID-19 spreads

Why outbreaks like Coronavirus spread exponentially

How to protect yourself

How to protect your home

Hand washing guidelines for children

Coping Strategies for Children & Young Adults:

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

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

Explaining the virus to children with Autism

COVID-19 and the Workplace:

Resources for Canadian businesses

Implications for businesses

COVID-19: businesses and employers

Education & Productivity Resources:

Metis Nation Alberta children’s booklet

Free educational subscriptions

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:

What to do if you are anxious or worried

Coping mechanisms to manage pandemic-related anxiety

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

Media and Culture:

5 ways to view coverage of the 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.


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