Need an Expert? COVID-19: Stress and the pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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Members of the media may directly contact the following expert:

Allison Ouimet (English only)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences
Allison.Ouimet@uottawa.ca 

We’re in the first few days of Stage 2 of loosening the COVID-19 related restrictions in Ontario – will people flock to stores and restaurants? If they do, are they worried about getting sick? And what about your server, cook or sales clerk – how can they manage their own anxiety about their risk of getting sick?

Dr. Ouimet is available to answer questions around managing anxiety during the pandemic. This can include everything from worrying about getting sick, to dealing with the stress of working remotely, or managing working and parenting at the same time.

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