COVID-19: Personal Resilience

Covid-19 continues to pose a risk and precautions must still be taken to mitigate the effects and transmission of the virus.

COVID-19 UK:call 119 in England and Wales to book a test.

What happens if an employee tests positive for Covid-19

  • Kite Consulting have outlined the steps to take if an employee tests positive for COVID-19 and the steps you can take to reduce the impact to your farm business, click here to find out more.

NHS Covid-19 app

  • The NHS Covid-19 app is available in England and Wales. The app hopes to help control Covid-19 transmission alongside national and local contact tracing. Businesses are now required by law to display the official NHS QR code posters so people can check-in at different premises with the app. More information about the app is available here.

It is important to stay healthy whilst taking care of your personal wellbeing and farm business.

Stay calm through COVID

Stay calm through COVID series hosted by Holly Beckett. Click here to watch the workshop.

A guide to coping with the stresses of COVID-19 (Yellow Wellies & NFU Mutual):

Social Isolation

  • It can be difficult to maintain social connections and stay occupied whilst practicing social isolation.
  • For guidance and support through this period of isolation, head over to the isolation and loneliness page on FarmWell, click here.

Mental Health

  • Coronavirus may cause you to feel anxious.
  • Remember that this time will pass. In the meantime, FCN is here to support you during this period of heightened anxiety.
  • Head over to the FarmWell page on Anxiety and Depression for further information, click here.
  • MyTutor – Supporting students with mental health issues, click here.
Check in with friends, listen and reflect, ask questions

Mental Wellbeing during COVID-19

Mind have an online page about coronavirus in relation to your wellbeing, click here.

Checking in on your family and friends during this difficult time is more important than ever.

If you know someone in the farming community who may appreciate a regular chat with someone, encourage them to call FCN between 7am-11pm on 03000 111 999. We can connect them with an FCN volunteer.

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