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5 Ways to Cope with Pandemic Re-entry Anxiety

With the COVID-19 vaccine becoming much more widely available across the country, the topic of returning to in-person work, school and other activities is being discussed constantly. However, the country's reopening coincides with the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus, which accounts for more than half of all COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. Returning to pre-COVID life amid this latest development can understandably cause feelings of uncertainty or re-entry anxiety.

If you’re feeling anxious as you transition back to your pre-COVID-19 life, consider the following five coping tips:
  1. Start small
  2. Set boundaries
  3. Make a post-pandemic bucket list
  4. Do what makes you happy
  5. Take care of yourself
Download the Live Well Work Well September Newsletter for information on pandemic re-entry anxiety, cholesterol and breathing exercises for anxiety. For more information on healthcare and employee benefits changes, contact HANYS Benefit Services by email or by calling (800) 388-1963.

This is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any discussion or opinions be construed as professional advice. © 2021 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved

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