After catching a cold and postponing some tour dates, Céline Dion broke her short social media silence to share a message of encouragement with her fans.\nThe COVID-19 outbreak comes amid a difficult year for the Québécoise superstar.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nCelebrities across the U.S. and Canada are answering the call to support social distancing and precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. And for the first time since catching a cold and postponing some concerts, our queen Céline Dion is sharing a message with her fans and followers, asking them to stay safe and have each other's backs. After a longer-than-usual silence on social media, the superstar says she's home with her family and claims to be taking "the necessary precautions to stay healthy."\n"I hope you are all taking good care of yourselves and each other during this very difficult time," she states.\nShe goes out of her way to sympathize with those who are ill or who have lost friends and family to the virus.\nHer "thoughts and prayers" are with people who are "facing hardships as a result of this drastic situation."\n"I wish you strength and courage, and I hope that positive news and progress will return our lives back to normal sooner rather than later."\nHoping her followers "find peace and comfort in music," she concludes her message by encouraging everyone to "be kind to each other, look after each other… we’re all in this together!"\nThe outbreak comes during a difficult year for Céline.\nIn the fall, illness forced her to postpone her first Montreal tour dates. Then, in January, she lost her mother Thérèse, who was affectionately known in Quebec as "Maman Dion."\nView this post on Instagram I hope you are all taking good care of yourselves and each other during this very difficult time. I’m at home with my family, and we are taking all the necessary precautions to stay healthy and safe. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of those who have lost loved ones, to those who are ill, as well as all who are facing hardships as a result of this drastic situation. I wish you strength and courage, and I hope that positive news and progress will return our lives back to normal sooner rather than later. Now more than ever, I hope you find music as a source of comfort, healing and peace. Be kind to each other, look after each other… we’re all in this together! - Céline xx… . J’espère que vous prenez tous bien soin de vous durant ces temps particulièrement difficiles. Je suis à la maison avec ma famille et nous prenons les précautions nécessaires pour rester en santé et en sécurité. Mes pensées et mes prières accompagnent tous ceux qui ont perdu des proches, ceux qui sont malades et tous ceux qui sont durement affectés par cette situation dramatique. Je vous souhaite force et courage et j’espère que des nouvelles positives ramèneront nos vies à la normale très prochainement. Maintenant plus que jamais, j’espère que la musique saura vous apporter une source de réconfort et de paix intérieure. Nous sommes tous ensemble concernés… Soyons bons les uns envers les autres, et prenons soin de nous et des autres. - Céline xx… A post shared by Céline Dion (@celinedion) on Mar 19, 2020 at 5:32am PDT\nAfter a triumphant return to her tour and newfound meme fame, she once again became ill.\nThough she tested negative for COVID-19, she had to postpone 14 North American tour dates.\nCéline is not the only A-lister speaking out and trying to send hope through social media.\nCelebrities in both the U.S. and Canada have taken to the internet to share love with their fans and encourage them to follow the precautions outlined by health officials.\nView this post on Instagram We are in this together, we will get through it together. Let’s imagine together. Sing with us ❤ All love to you, from me and my dear friends. #WeAreOne ....... #KristenWiig #JamieDornan @labrinth @james_marsden @sarahkatesilverman @eddiebenjamin @jimmyfallon @natalieportman @zoeisabellakravitz @siamusic @reallyndacarter @amyadams @leslieodomjr @pascalispunk @chrisodowd @hotpatooties #WillFerrell @markruffalo @norahjones @ashleybenson @kaiagerber @caradelevingne @anniemumolo @princesstagramslam A post shared by Gal Gadot (@gal_gadot) on Mar 18, 2020 at 4:49pm PDT\nWonder Woman Gal Gadot shared this beautiful message on her Instagram with the help of many familiar faces.\nIn Quebec, Premier François Legault asked local influencers and celebrities to help promote social distancing and hygienic practices.\nYo les jeunes! Voici une chanson sur le COVID-19 pour vous rappeler que c’est important de respecter les directives du gouvernement. Restez chez vous là! pic.twitter.com/rSDsQeDwhx— Coeur de pirate (@beatricepirate) March 17, 2020\nHe got dozens of responses, including this catchy tune from Coeur de Pirate.\nStay tuned for more news.