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Coronavirus Disease Update for Kendall County

May 1, 2020

The Kendall County Health Department (KCHD) is reporting 298 cases of coronavirus disease (COVID19) and 160 in-recovery.

Kendall County Health Department COVID-19 Data Dashboard

20 Tips for Resilience

  • Proactive in Problem Solving: Identify the problem, look for possible solutions, seek and accept help if necessary
  • Compassionate Outlook: Be happy and willing to help someone in need to feel better – recognize that kindness fosters wellness
  • Contact Friends / Family: Precious relationships must be nurtured – find peace and support with those who are most important to you
  • Daily Goals: Engage in activities and projects that are most meaningful to you and reflect your important inner values
  • Drugs and Smoking: Avoid ingestion of alcohol, chemicals, and smoke into the body – Learn what your real needs are and how to get them met in a healthy manner
  • Electronics and News: Use moderation in exposure to electronics and news – allow yourself to be present in appreciation of the here-and-now
  • Exercise and Sleep: Enjoy your body by means of adequate nutrition, exercise, and physical awareness – develop a healthy sleep to recharge and revive the spirit
  • Experiential Exploration: Use this time to do or learn new things; taking the time to read a forgotten book, trying a new recipe, committing to a fresh workout, appreciating quiet walks, or connecting with Zoom
  • Food and Drink: Enjoy healthy meals and enjoy making meal times special, even in the simplicity of the meal
  • Outdoors and Nature: Notice this is an opportunity for gratefulness, enjoy the fresh air and fresh green
  • Perspective Proportion: Know that all things constantly change and that this time will also change and pass
  • Purposeful Action: Be creative in what you attempt and enjoy more of your potential than you thought possible
  • Recognizing the Positives: Strive for a sense of wellbeing even in times of adversity
  • Respond to Challenges: Act upon challenges in life as opportunities for personal growth
  • Routine and Structure: Create a daily itinerary or schedule that works for you and supports your needs
  • Self-Care: During this time of hardship; do all good things for the body, mind, and spirit
  • Service and Support: Reach out to others who need your support and appreciate the support of others
  • Support/Treatment via Virtual: If you are in formal support/treatment, stay with this virtually
  • Futured Aspirations: Areas of interest that do not relate to material/status but are life enriching; such as delving into your ancestry/culture, cultivating relationships, musical learnedness, taking up gardening, or a topic of deep study
  • Faith and Spirituality: Use this time for mindfulness, quieting the noise, reflecting upon your values, and what is most important in your life

…Because Recovery Starts Now

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811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560   •   630-553-9100