Welcome to the Ohio State COVID-19 Employee Well-Being Resources site, which provides our employees remote access to important COVID information and updates when you cannot immediately access our intranet. The documents are provided for educational and informational purposes only and do not constitute providing medical advice or professional services. All information is meant for use by health care workers.

If you are a patient or member of the general public, please visit our Coronavirus section for information on symptoms, prevention and more.

Gabbe Health & Wellness

2 Minute Mindfulness Reset
Only have a few moments for a mindfulness session? Click to listen to a 2-minute reset:

  Being a Calming Presence
  Going with the Flow
  Stand Tall and Stretch 
  Embracing the Unknown
  Managing Expectations
  Standing 2 Min Stretch 
  Moving Forward
  Climbing the COVID Mountain
  Pause and Reset
  You Can Do This

Daily 5 Minute Mindfulness Practice
Tune in at any time to try these recorded mindfulness practices. Practices are organized by Self-Care & Resiliency, Anxiety/Stress, Sleep/Exhaustion, and Happiness/Positivity.

General Mindfulness Practices

The 4-7-8 Breath for Anxiety

Stress, Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Program Series

5-Minute Coping Tips
There are times when your usual coping skills become overwhelmed and the COVID-19 pandemic is one of them. Be sure to read our 5-minute coping tips brought to you by the clinical staff of the Stress, Trauma And Resilience (STAR) Program of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health and Harding Hospital.

10-Minute Resilience Webinar Series
The work that health care providers do is important, but it can also be stressful. On a daily basis, there may be any number of difficult or critical situations. The Stress, Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Program has developed a series of 10-minute webinars for health care providers to explore the impact of stress, and to offer practical skills you can use to maintain resilience in the face of adverse challenges.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

Pause and Reset Activities
The Pause and Reset program provides several in-the-moment activities to foster personal support and stress management.

Spiritual Resources

Worship streaming videos available; this playlist offers prayers, poems and spiritual videos available for faculty and staff.