Coronavirus Pandemic Resources

Coronavirus Pandemic Resources

We will continue to add to this page as we find more resources for getting through the coronavirus pandemic.

You can read all about how HLS pivoted to online learning in the coronavirus pandemic here.

Health Resources

On our blog: “Limiting the Spread of of COVID-19 in Our Community

Washington Post: “How outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to “flatten the curve

CDC: How to Protect Yourself

Spiritual Resources

Zion Lutheran Church Livestream

Zion Lutheran Church is offering worship on March 18 and 22 online via livestream here. If there are issues with the livestream, the entire service will be recorded in the archives on the Zion website.

Cross of Christ YouTube Daily Devotions

Pastor Tim at Cross of Christ is doing daily devotions since there are no church services. Church services will be uploaded too. Check out the Cross of Christ channel for more videos.

St. John Lutheran Church in Seward, Nebraska Livestreams

St. John Lutheran Church in Seward, Nebraska, is livestreaming church services, including Lenten services. You can find their livestreams on their YouTube channel.

Online Learning Tips and Resources

For parents who, like these moms, are asking, “What do I do now?” we talked to moms who homeschool and rounded up 12 tips for homeschooling your kids—even if just temporarily—during the coronavirus pandemic. Read “Teaching kids at home due to coronavirus? Homeschooling moms share their tips.”

“Social and Emotional Support for Gifted Learners during Covid-19”
From Belin-Blank Center: “Throughout the world, people are experiencing anxiety about the Covid-19 outbreak. Children are not immune to worry and many young students are concerned about missing school and friends and confused by changing schedules and responsibilities. Older students may also be concerned about testing, college applications, completion of courses, credits, missing final school events and more.”

Here’s the Entire List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings

Take virtual field trips and explore museums, zoos, and more all from your living room!

The New York Times is offering daily writing prompts for kids.

Kate DiCamillo is sharing writing tips for kids on the Candlewick Press YouTube channel.