COVID-19 Information and Resources
What is coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus is an infectious disease caused by a new virus that had not been previously identified in humans.
What are the symptoms of coronavirus?
People with coronavirus (COVID-19) have mild to severe symptoms of:
- Shortness of breath
Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself and review this Fact Sheet on Who is at Higher Risk from COVID-19
Exercise at home (30 minutes each day). Join our Fit5NY Facebook Group
Review the Fit5 guide (link) for Endurance, Strength, Flexibility and Balance exercises.
Check out our Fitness YouTube Playlist for exercise videos!
Eat well-balanced meals. Half of your plate should be fruits and vegetables and half should be lean protein, whole grains and dairy.
Eat healthy snacks like apples and peanut butter, low-fat yogurt with berries, carrots and celery with hummus, small handful of almonds.
Check out recipe ideas and cooking videos on our Youtube Channel!
Additional Resources: CDC | World Health Organization | NYS DOH | Special Olympics Inc.