President Trump is scheduled to be in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at The National Constitution Center (NCC) in the Independence Mall area. Increased police presence is anticipated in Center City throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please allow extra time if you are going to Wills Eye. Please be advised of area street closures to vehicles beginning at 1:00PM on Tuesday 9/15. Pedestrian access will also be limited in the area. This is subject to change and area restrictions, which could widen, will be lifted once the President departs the NCC. There are also demonstrations planned for Tuesday 9/15 around Independence Mall as well as City Avenue.

COVID-19 Wellness Resources

Physical Wellbeing – Staying Fit During Social Distancing

Mental Wellbeing – Dealing with Anxiety, Stress, Isolation

  • Headspace is offering free subscriptions to healthcare workers through 2020.

  • Stop, Breathe, and Think offers free guided meditation with various categories to choose from
  • Insight Timer also offers free meditation to improve sleep, and reduce anxiety and stress
  • CHOP has provided an easy-to-follow guide on box breathing, which is a simple relaxation technique which helps relax the body and mind
  • Follow these tips from Penn Medicine to stay positive and healthy during social isolation
  • Follow these tips from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America to help cope

with anxiety and isolation during quarantine

Working from Home – Remaining Productive and Feeling Connected

Follow these best practices to stay productive while working remotely, including

  • Creating a schedule and looking the part
  • Additional productivity tips from Forbes including setting up your workspace and setting boundaries
  • Check out these 10 tips on how to maintain office relationships while working remotely


Activities to Do During Non-Work Hours and Weekends

  • Try these fun activities to do at home, including creative ways to stay social
  • Keep your kids entertained with these activities suggested by parents to keep them engaged and learning
  • The New York Times has a list that they update daily of things to watch, listen to, and cook during self-isolation
  • On the latter website I liked this list particularly: