Coronavirus COVID-19 Information and Resources

updated: July 02, 2020
 


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  • COVID Risk Levels Dashboard: How severe is the pandemic where you live? To help cut through the noise and sometimes conflicting advice, a network of research, policy and public health experts convened by Harvard’s Global Health Institute and Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics today launches a Key Metrics For COVID Suppression framework that provides clear, accessible guidance to policy makers and the public on how to target and suppress COVID-19 more effectively across the nation.
  • How Can I Spot Misinformation about the Coronavirus and COVID-19? (University of Toronto Libraries): The next time someone shares a COVID-19 ‘fact’ via text or social media, verify it before you share it!
  • Mutated Coronavirus Shows Significant Boost in Infectivity (Scripps Research): COVID-19-causing viral variant taking over in the United States and Europe now carries more functional, cell-binding spikes. A tiny genetic mutation in the SARS coronavirus 2 variant circulating throughout Europe and the United States significantly increases the virus’ ability to infect cells, lab experiments performed at Scripps Research show.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak Situation Maps:

  • Redesigned: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center: Includes links to the World Map, new COVID-19 United States Cases by County Map & Explore Critical Trends, all in one easy to use location.
  • COVID Risk Levels Dashboard: How severe is the pandemic where you live? To help cut through the noise and sometimes conflicting advice, a network of research, policy and public health experts convened by Harvard’s Global Health Institute and Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics today launches a Key Metrics For COVID Suppression framework that provides clear, accessible guidance to policy makers and the public on how to target and suppress COVID-19 more effectively across the nation.
  • COVID-19 Case Mapper (Big Local News): Find COVID-19 case data for any state and county. Search by ZIP Code or County name – Export & Embed code. Created to make it possible for local journalists to easily embed up-to-date visualizations related to the coronavirus pandemic on their sites for readers, and free up time for other important local journalism.
  • NY Times: Tracking Every Coronavirus Case in the U.S.: Full Map.

Center for Disease Control (CDC):

Johns Hopkins Hospital:

The White House:

World Health Organization (WHO):

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA):

  • COVID-19: What You Need to Know – Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): the latest COVID-19 developments providing links to guidance from government health authorities and the World Health Organization, journal articles and more.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Environmental Protection Agency:

American College Health Association (ACHA):

Mayo Clinic:

Military Health System:

  • Military Health System Coronavirus: DOD will closely coordinate with our interagency partners to ensure accurate and timely information is available and encourage all appropriate measures are taken to limit the virus' spread.

National Institutes of Health:

National Safety Council:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration – OSHA:

Public Health Emergency: Mission of the HHS Office

  • Public Health Emergency: The mission of the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) is to save lives and protect Americans from 21st century health security threats.

 Scripps Research:

  • Mutated Coronavirus Shows Significant Boost in Infectivity (Scripps Research): COVID-19-causing viral variant taking over in the United States and Europe now carries more functional, cell-binding spikes. A tiny genetic mutation in the SARS coronavirus 2 variant circulating throughout Europe and the United States significantly increases the virus’ ability to infect cells, lab experiments performed at Scripps Research show.

U of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research:

  • CIDRP Novel Coronavirus Resource Center: U of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy new online resource center to educate the public about the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Ohio Department of Health:

Washington - Dept. of Health:

Yale Environmental Health & Safety:

Catholic Health Association of the United States

MyCatholicDoctor:

The National Catholic Bioethics Center

Inside Higher Ed:

  • Scenario Planning for Coronavirus (InsideHigherEd): Frequently used in military situations, it can help college and university leaders during this uncertain time, writes Paul N. Friga, who presents a high-level scenario analysis and some recommended actions.
  • Coronavirus and Higher Education (InsideHigherEd): Roundup of news about how higher education is coping with initial U.S. impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, and how colleges are preparing for a dizzying array of likely disruptions.
  • What Katrina Taught Us About Online Delivery (InsideHigherEd), March 11, 2020. In 2005, more than 120 U.S. universities came to the aid of some 20 colleges and universities that had been impacted by Hurricane Katrina through shared online classes. There is much discussion now about continuing the delivery of the curriculum in instances where the new coronavirus may disrupt traditional campus offerings.

FORBES:

NBC Health News:

  • What is the coronavirus? Here's what we know about it. Here's what to know about the new Coronavirus, which causes a disease called COVID-19.
  • Coronavirus Self-Quarantine 101 (NBC): According to NBC News, quarantine means "physically separating a person." It's less severe than isolation, which may be done in a hospital and may last longer. Under quarantine you can still interact with your family and move around your home.

New York Times:

National Association of Manufacturers – NAM:

  • Coronavirus Resources (National Association of Manufacturers – NAM): Includes Federal Government Response | OSHA Employee Health and Safety | DHS Pandemic Planning | Customs and Border Protection.

Mental Health & Wellness:

Miscellaneous:

  • How Can I Spot Misinformation about the Coronavirus and COVID-19? (University of Toronto Libraries): The next time someone shares a COVID-19 ‘fact’ via text or social media, verify it before you share it!
  • CHICAGO (Reuters) – Scientists Just Beginning to Understand the Many Health Problems Caused by COVID-19 – June 26, 2020: Scientists are only starting to grasp the vast array of health problems caused by the novel coronavirus, some of which may have lingering effects on patients and health systems for years to come, according to doctors and infectious disease experts.
  • "The Sober Math Everyone Must Understand about the Pandemic": Jason S Warner, March 16, 2020. Issue One: Social Norms Are Powerful Motivators and Getting in the Way of People Taking the Right Steps in Response to the Pandemic: One of the current problems with addressing the pandemic is the social pressures of taking action today. It’s awkward, and feels like an over-reaction. The reason it feels like an overreaction is that most people OVERWEIGHT the currently reported cases and inherently UNDERWEIGHT the mathematics of how the virus is spreading and what will happen in about 30 days time. This is because our brains tend to think linearly as opposed to logarithmically.
  • Air Purifiers & Coronavirus (AlenCorp Blog) March 13, 2020. A straightforward look at the complexities of capturing viruses. With the global outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many are wondering whether air purifiers can help combat airborne viruses.

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