Protecting Your Health & Well-Being
The AFT has prepared a broad range of bulletins helpful to you and your family during the coronavirus pandemic. Use these union resources to stay safe and healthy — and share them with others. You will also find select links to public health organizations.
AFT Bulletins & Guidance
The AFT’s COVID-19 resources offer practical solid advice about coping with the pandemic, physically and mentally, and keeping you and your family safe. A sampling of the bulletins are linked below; you will find more on the AFT website.
- Summary of CDC Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines
- COVID-19 Myth-Busting
- Taking Care of Yourself in Difficult Times
- COVID-19: The Basics
- Planning Checklist for Individuals and Families
- Helpful Information and Tips for Dealing with COVID-19
- How to Support Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Outbreak
California Coronavirus Website
The state’s public-friendly website covid19.ca.gov is dedicated to the coronavirus and consolidates information in one spot, offering countless practical resources. You will find up-to-date information on vaccines, and links to worker relief programs such as unemployment and disability. Website in Spanish also.
California Department of Public Health
The California Department of Public Healthoffers guidance on how to protect yourselves from COVID-19, as well as information regarding symptoms of COVID-19, testing, vaccines, boosters, and much more. Website in Spanish also.
- Guidance documents — the comprehensive collection
- Find guidance specifically for California schools compiled here on our website.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information and guidance as it becomes available. Find highly accessible information about about symptoms, care if you are sick, and advice for daily living and coping. There is also extensive info for older adults who may be at higher risk for severe illness. Plus travel information and overall tracking of the outbreak nationwide.
Symptoms, isolation, quarantine, masking, vaccines, boosters
How to Protect Yourself and Others
Get vaccinated, wear a mask, and other tips
Guide to Masks
Masks explained and how to find the safest ones
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization tracks the coronavirus worldwide, provides advice, and helps countries defend from the coronavirus. Find data by country, travel advisories, and a helpful Q&A.