Care Package for Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Care Package, aimed at helping you cope with COVID-19 and the impacts of physical distancing, now includes a list of important phone numbers and websites at the bottom of each edition. I’ll add more as they reveal themselves or occur to me. 

To lighten the mood, I’ve added a second Care Package to the blog each day. Swing back through around the middle of the afternoon each day to check out the Flashback Care Package, a collection of fun stuff that was popular on this date in years past.

Stay safe, and take care of yourself and each other.

Information: You’ve Got Less Mail: The Postal Service Is Suffering Amid the Coronavirus

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Ways To Help: How to help restaurants, hospitals, people during the coronavirus outbreak

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Songs In My Head: John Prine (Oct. 10, 1946-April 7, 2020)
It’s a Big Old Goofy World by John Prine

When I Get To Heaven by John Prine

Angel From Montgomery by Bonnie Raitt & John Prine

Magnolia Wind by Emmylou Harris & John Prine

Healthy, Easy, Cheap: Scrambled Eggs with Kidney Beans and Cheddar

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Self-Care: 5-Minute Meditation You Can Do Anywhere

Chill Out: Good Morning Jazz Playlist

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255,

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233,

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453,

The Trevor Project LGBTQ Crisis Hotline: 866-488-7386,

Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255,

Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860,

State Labor Offices

State & Local Health Departments

Child Welfare Information Gateway

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