COVID-19

Eating well and being active are even more important during stressful times like the COVID-19 pandemic! This list contains community-sourced resources to support healthy eating and active living during COVID-19 and is updated weekly.

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2020-06-18 June 18, 2020 1-Posters & Contest Ideas for Community Fun Fort McKay Wellness Centre Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Nature Connections, Seniors, Wellness Resource Fort McKay has created posters for challenges, activities and contests to get the whole community involved! Check out this folder…
2020-06-12 June 12, 2020 2-Mushkiki Healing Self and Systems The Tamarack Institute Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness How can we heal the system in a time of intense challenge? It starts with healing yourself. In this webinar,…
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 3-15 minute Chair Yoga Alberta Blue Cross Active Living, Seniors 15 minute chair yoga class availalbe online through a video, accessible to all and FREE…
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 4-Stay At Home Bingo – Printable Blue Zones Active Living, Children & Youth, Healthy Eating, Wellness Resource Bingo ideas for being active, eating well, taking care of our mental health and creating social networks. Great idea to…
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 5-Spirit Bear’s COVID-19 Resources First Nations Child & Family Caring Society Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada With your students, join a youth driven movement calling for…
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 6-Jumpstart: Play from Home! Jumpstart: Canadian Tire Active Living, Children & Youth Play from Home Resource Hub available.
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 7-FCSS Manning & District Facebook Family and Community Support Services Active Living, Children & Youth, Healthy Eating, Seniors Preventative programming and services for youth and children, seniors, families and the whole community of Manning.
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 8-Town of Stettler Youtube Town of Stettler Active Living, Children & Youth, Healthy Eating, Seniors Videos on simple recipes, physical activity, seniors resources and more!…
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 9-Mobile gaming platform to get youth active Agents of Discovery Active Living, Children & Youth, Wellness Resource An educational mobile gaming platform that uses augmented reality to get youth active. Empowering educators in all sectors to turn…
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 10-Alberta Public Health Measures Government of Alberta Guidelines during COVID-19, Health Promotion Up to date information about the current public health measures in place in Alberta…
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 11-June is Recreation and Parks Month Activities Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Active Living, Children & Youth, Nature Connections, Wellness Resource Daily activities for all summer long – set up to help support initiatives for June is Recreation and Parks month.
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 12-YGym Virtual Physical Activity for Kids YMCA Active Living, Children & Youth, Wellness Resource Free physical activity anytime, anywhere! Using these Youtube videos created by YMCA certified fitness instructors for ages 5-15 years old.
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 13-Olympic Activity Calendar Team Canada Active Living, Children & Youth, Wellness Resource The activity calendar encourages youth across the country to participate in daily physical activity and get introduced to olympic sports.
2020-06-08 June 8, 2020 14-COVID Community Roots Program Grant Alberta Blue Cross and Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness, Nature Connections, Seniors, Wellness Resource The purpose of the COVID Community Roots Program is to provide support for the populations made most vulnerable by the…
2020-06-01 June 1, 2020 15-School Employee Wellness Resources and Supports During COVID-19 Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan Active Living, Healthy Eating, Wellness Resource, Working Remotely In an effort to support individual health and well-being throughout this pandemic, this list was compiled and aligns with the…
2020-05-20 May 20, 2020 16-Lessons from a Pandemic about Community Tamarack Institute Active Living, Healthy Community Design, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration Blog post with ideas about how community has shown up throughout the pandemic in kind, generous, vibrant and resourceful ways.
2020-05-20 May 20, 2020 17-Multilingual resources for health by Diversity Calgary Alberta Health Services Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness, Multilingual, Newcomer, Wellness Resource Online resources where the landing page is in multiple languages to connect individuals who speak various languages with health resources.
2020-05-20 May 20, 2020 18-Free Mental Health Counselling and Support Wellness Together Canada Active Living, Children & Youth, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness, Seniors, Wellness Resource Modules and resources to support physical and mental well being of Canadians. Text, online and telephone support – individual and…
2020-05-14 May 14, 2020 19-COVID-19 and Nutrition (Handout) Canadian Nutrition Society Healthy Eating, Wellness Resource Staying healthy with nutrition from the Canadian Nutrition Society.
2020-05-14 May 14, 2020 20-COVID-19 Nutrition Guide: Health Canada Government of Canada Healthy Eating, Wellness Resource You can eat a variety of healthy foods every day to feel good and maintain your health, even during the…
2020-05-14 May 14, 2020 21-COVID-19 Coping at home for families Alberta Health Services Active Living, Children & Youth, Nature Connections, Working Remotely Alberta Health Services resource supporting well-being through meaningful activity and leisure during COVID-19.
2020-05-14 May 14, 2020 22-Collaborative Online Resources and Education (CORE) for Healthy Aging in Alberta CORE Healthy Aging Active Living, Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness, Multilingual, Seniors, Wellness Resource There is a wide variety of useful and relevant resources available to individuals and organizations focused on healthy aging. Currently,…
2020-05-05 May 5, 2020 23-Facing COVID-19 Together Sport for Life Active Living, Children & Youth Physical Literacy at home videos for parents and children, and partner resources linked below their videos.
2020-05-05 May 5, 2020 24-How to combat Zoom fatigue Harvard Business Review Working Remotely Harvard Business Review is highlighting way to combat fatigue from many online meetings during the time of COVID-19…
2020-05-05 May 5, 2020 25-Resources for Nonprofits Calgary United Way Active Living, Funding, Planning & Evaluation, Working Remotely In collaboration with partner organizations, this is a compiled list of resources to support the broader non-profit sector with operational…
2020-05-04 May 4, 2020 26-COVID-19 Resources ARPA Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Active Living, Children & Youth, Funding, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness, Nature Connections, Working Remotely Webinars and resources for Recreation and Parks sector.
2020-04-20 April 20, 2020 27-National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health Indigenous Community Wellness, Wellness Resource NCCIH will be frequently updating our home page and social media channels to provide reliable, accurate and up-to-date information as…
2020-04-20 April 20, 2020 28-Powwow Cardio with James Jones James Jones Active Living, Indigenous Community Wellness, Wellness Resource Created by dancer James Jones, aka Notorious Cree, a professional dancer with 15+ years of experience in traditional hoop and…
2020-04-20 April 20, 2020 29-POWWOW SWEAT: Jingle Dress StyleHorse Collective Active Living, Indigenous Community Wellness, Wellness Resource The StyleHorse Collective from the Coeur D’Alene tribe (Schitsu’umsh), whose headquarters is in northern Idaho created a fun and interactive…
2020-04-20 April 20, 2020 30-Staying Physically Active and Nutrition tips during Self-Quarantine World Health Organization Active Living, Healthy Eating, Wellness Resource WHO has created ideas to stay active at home and tips for keeping nutrition in check.
2020-04-20 April 20, 2020 31-A COVID-19 Fireside Chat with Indigenous Health Professionals Yellowhead Institute Indigenous Community Wellness, Wellness Resource Highlights from a conversation that covered topics important to indigenous communities during COVID-19.
2020-04-20 April 20, 2020 32-Connected North @Home for students Connected North Active Living, Children & Youth, Indigenous Community Wellness, Wellness Resource Variety of opportunities for students to connect to museums, zoos, artists, storytellers and more from home!…
2020-04-20 April 20, 2020 33-COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits from Calgary Chamber of Volunteer Organizations CCVO Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration Variety of resources for COVID-19, topics include: Fundraising, Human Resources, Communications, Policy Updates, Mental Health, Volunteers, Peer Connections and more!…
2020-04-15 April 15, 2020 34-Indoor activities to keep kids busy, happy and away from screens Calgary's Child Active Living, Children & Youth, Wellness Resource Indoor activities to keep kids busy, happy and away from screens…
2020-04-15 April 15, 2020 35-10+ free at-home workouts and fitness apps to get you moving, mama Motherly Active Living, Wellness Resource Free at home workouts – article wording is geared towards mothers, however, the content and classes available are great for…
2020-04-15 April 15, 2020 36-Advice for the general public about COVID-19 Dietitians of Canada Health Promotion, Healthy Eating Dietitians of Canada and dietitians across the country have been asked a number of questions about nutrition and dietary issues…
2020-04-15 April 15, 2020 37-COVID-19 and Community Building Tamarack Healthy Community Design, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration Here are 5 community building stories and ideas sent in by Tamarack Institute members in response to COVID-19. Send your…
2020-04-14 April 14, 2020 38-Multilingual COVID-19 Resources Calgary Local Immigrant Partnership Health Promotion, Healthy Policy, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness, Multilingual, Newcomer, Wellness Resource COVID-19 updates and resources in 15 languages…
2020-04-09 April 9, 2020 39-Staying Healthy at Home during COVID-19 Brooks Communities ChooseWell Active Living, Children & Youth, Healthy Eating, Wellness Resource Brooks Communities Choosewell, along with our partners, have assembled the following list of activities for families to help them stay…
2020-04-09 April 9, 2020 40-Environmental Education Activities Alberta Council for Environmental Education Active Living, Children & Youth, Nature Connections, Wellness Resource Access environmental education activities and resources to support home-based learning. Parents, we want to support you as you adjust to…
2020-04-09 April 9, 2020 41-No gym? No park? No Problem! ParticipACTION Active Living, Children & Youth, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Seniors, Wellness Resource, Working Remotely No gym? No park? No problem! Introducing our physical activity resource guide. To help you and your family stay active…
2020-04-09 April 9, 2020 42-42 Activities to Keep Kids Busy While Parents Work Active for Life Active Living, Children & Youth, Working Remotely There’s no doubt about it: trying to juggle working from home with children is challenging. Whether you’re teleconferencing, focusing on…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 43-COVID-19: First Nations Community Guide on Accessing Additional Supports Government of Canada Funding, Guidelines during COVID-19, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Indigenous Community Wellness Indigenous Services Canada is working closely with First Nation partners, as well as provincial/territorial counterparts to protect the health and…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 44-Be Fit for Life – Active at Home Resources Be Fit for Life Active Living With classes cancelled and public health recommendations to practice social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus, we’ll be compiling…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 45-Stay Active and Healthy Strathcona County Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Wellness Resource Tips to support children and families in their communities during this time of COVID-19.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 46-Seniors Centre Without Walls Primary Care Network, Edmonton Southside Active Living, Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Seniors, Wellness Resource A seniors’ centre from the comfort of your own home! Join us for a variety of interactive telephone-based social and…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 47-Active @ Home through active recreation and sport Lethbridge Sport Council Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Wellness Resource The Lethbridge Sport Council has compiled a list of local organizations and businesses (and non-local related organizations) who are offering…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 48-COVID 19 Resources for Schools Ever Active Schools Children & Youth, Wellness Resource This webpage links to a variety of our partner resources to support teachers and parents in promoting health, well-being and…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 49-Text4Hope Alberta Health Services Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration Text4Hope is a free evidence-based tool that helps people identify and adjust thoughts through a set of daily messages, people…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 50-Parenting Resources during COVID 19 Lethbridge Early Years Active Living, Children & Youth, Wellness Resource Check out the links on the following document for activities, metal health, education, and other information.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 51-COVID-19 Nutrition At Home Guide Health Stand Nutrition Health Promotion, Healthy Eating, Wellness Resource Access tips for tackling eating issues at home during COVID-19 and ideas for healthy meals.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 52-Free Online Gardening Skills Videos Better Homes & Gardens Community Gardens, Healthy Eating, Nature Connections, Wellness Resource While staying home and social distancing to avoid spreading COVID-19, you may be finding yourself with more time to spend…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 53-How Cochrane is Fostering Community Through Technology Tamarack Healthy Eating, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Working Remotely To keep us all connected in this time of isolation and social distancing, Cochrane has created a sense of belonging…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 54-Stay Home – A Message from Siksika SN7 Siksika SN7 Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Healthy Policy, Indigenous Community Wellness A short video about staying home to protect those around you, positive messaging 1 minute video.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 55-Self-Care during COVID-19: Elsipogtog Health & Wellness Centre (EHWC) Health Promotion, Indigenous Community Wellness Medicine wheel developed by EHWC staff on EHWC logo.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 56-St. Paul – Salad in a Jar Alberta Health Services Children & Youth, Healthy Eating Engage youth to try making a salad in a jar at home with the supplies they have available.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 57-Family ChooseWell Winter Bingo Red Deer Wellness Alliance Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion Red Deer developed a wellness bingo card that could be modified to suit activities for COVID-19.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 58-It’s Good To Be Bored Strathcona County Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion Ideas for young children to unleash their creativity and get active.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 59-MHINGO (Mental Health Bingo) Primary Care Network, Bow Valley Active Living, Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration Bingo ideas for being active, eating well, taking care of our mental health and creating social networks. Great idea to…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 60-Physical Distancing Poster Siksika Health Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Healthy Policy Physical distancing poster using a hockey stick to show the length of 2m from @siksikahealth (can follow on twitter).
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 61-Ever Active Schools Youtube Channel Ever Active Schools Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Wellness Resource Daily Physical Activity videos…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 62-MHC Be Fit For Life Youtube Channel Be Fit For Life, Medicine Hat Active Living, Health Promotion, Wellness Resource Fun workouts and activities for the whole family.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 63-Postcard Distribution Tamarack Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration Shelley from Edmonton, Alberta has created a postcard template to help her neighbours and others in the community reach out…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 64-Red Deer Public Library Facebook Page Red Deer Public Library Children & Youth, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Wellness Resource Posting videos and links with tips for a variety of activities.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 65-Red Deer Active at Home Facebook Page Red Deer Active at Home Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Wellness Resource Workout ideas for the whole family!…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 66-Go Me!! Community Outreach Go Me!! (Longview) Active Living, Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Seniors, Wellness Resource Live stream seniors fitness classes…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 67-Strategies for Staying Healthy City of St. Albert Active Living, Children & Youth, Health Promotion, Wellness Resource Though there’s much about the COVID-19 outbreak out of our control, you can choose to embrace the kinds of activities…
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 68-Help in Tough Times: Resources for Mental Health City of St. Albert Health Promotion, Inclusive Community Engagement & Collaboration, Wellness Resource Emotional wellness support information.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 69-Working from Home – Hazard Assessment Tool City of Red Deer Working Remotely Working from home safely and effectively: use this hazard assessment form to ensure you are safe.
2020-04-06 April 6, 2020 70-Ergonomic Recommendations for Remote Work EHS Today Working Remotely Environment Health and Safety bring you great tips to reduce injury and pain due to ergonomics working from home.