Find up-to-date information from leading public health organizations, categorized by subject.
A curated list of resources on COVID-19 with information from comprehensive knowledge hubs, to cutting edge research advances, to strategies for boosting your mental health, to what you need to know to get through the pandemic.
Coronavirus.gov is a US government website that provides comprehensive resources on the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. There is statistical information as well as guidance for the general public, health professionals, labs, businesses, schools and communities. Visit The Website
U.S. Government Response
Learn more about what the U.S. Government is doing to defeat the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — CDC
The CDC, the United States’ leading health protection agency, works to prevent disease, promote health, and protect America from health, safety and security threats in the United States and globally.
Health Equity Resources
Communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and the resources below address the structural factors behind these health disparities:
This CDC resource center describes the longstanding systemic health and social inequities that have put racial and ethnic minorities at increased risk for COVID-19. Information available on the site includes data on racial/ ethnic health disparities during the pandemic. It also provides actions for advancing health equity and outlines the government’s health equity strategy.
This website provides a compilation of resources that can be utilized by health departments and local governments to address health inequities.
The National Equity Atlas is a data and policy tool that tracks and measures racial equity across cities, states, and at the national level. The tool was created by PolicyLink and the USC Equity Research Institute.
The American Public Health Association’s website includes health equity fact sheets, briefs, and reports available for viewing.
State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus – Kaiser Family Foundation
To date, states have taken a number of actions to mitigate the spread of the virus and reduce barriers to testing and treatment for those affected. This data tool provides state-level information on social distancing measures; health policy actions to reduce barriers to COVID-19 testing and treatment; vaccine availability; and additional state-level data related to COVID-19, including testing and provider capacity. View the website here.
Coronavirus Daily News Brief
The Coronavirus Daily Digest is a compilation of news of the day about COVID-19. The Coronavirus Daily Brief is a daily news and analysis roundup edited by New America’s International Security Program and Arizona State University. Subscribe to the New America Daily News Brief here and view the New America Daily Brief Archive here
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) Briefs
The CDC Coronavirus Weekly Newsletter (CDC)
The CDC issues a weekly newsletter with updates and current information about the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe to the newsletter here.
Visit the NIH website to learn more about the latest research on COVID-19 including advances in testing, treatment, and vaccine development.
The CDC is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by learning more about how the disease spreads and affects people and communities. To find Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, scientific briefs, scientific agenda, recent articles and other science updates about COVID-19, visit this site.
Learn more about ongoing clinical trials to fight COVID-19 in the U.S. and internationally from this US National Library of Medicine database or by visiting the National Institutes of Health COVID-19 research website
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Explore COVID-19 scientific literature, DNA sequences and other basic science and clinical resources on the coronavirus.
Visit The Lancet’s COVID-19 Resource Center to access articles published in this scientific journal on the disease.
Visit this website to access COVID-19 research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Global Vaccine Resources
Explore the following resources to learn more about progress in global vaccine development and distribution.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccinations – Statistics and Research – University of Oxford
COVID-19 vaccines – World Health Organization
COVID-19 vaccine tracker and landscape – World Health Organization
COVID-19 vaccine tracker – London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
COVID-19 vaccine efficacy summary – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
What You Can Do
Prevention and Diagnostic Tools
Find a local COVID-19 testing site near you on this U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website.
Find a COVID-19 vaccination site near you by visiting vaccines.gov, text your zip code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233.
Learn more about what vaccinated and unvaccinated people can do.
If you’re interested in participating in COVID-19 clinical trials, learn more about the latest research initiatives and how to enroll.
How to Get What You Need
Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle
Maintaining an active lifestyle and eating a healthy diet are pillars of good health during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Learn more about the benefits of physical activity and healthy nutrition as well as other steps to stay healthy here.
Nutrition – Consume a healthy diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods during the pandemic and beyond – try to fill your plate with whole, unprocessed foods and eat a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, lean proteins, and healthy fats. _
Exercise has been shown to boost your immune system and help alleviate a depressed mood and anxiety. Consult your healthcare provider before starting a fitness program. Stream an online class if that is more convenient or if you are unvaccinated.
Finances and Health Insurance
If you usually receive health insurance through your job but have lost it or had your hours reduced such that it affects your health coverage, you may be eligible for COBRA for a temporary continuation of coverage. The Affordable Care Act allows anyone who has lost their job and job-based health insurance to sign up for coverage on the Health Insurance Exchange. If you lost your job during the pandemic, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. Explore resources available here.
If you need mortgage or rental assistance, the Federal Housing and Finance Agency provides resources for homeowners and renters. Learn more to determine if you are eligible for benefits.
Utilities, including water, heat, electricity, and internet are considered essential services and will remain operational during the crisis. Contact your utility company if you need assistance or are delayed in paying your bills.
Credit cards often have assistance programs for crisis situations. Call the number on your credit card to see if fees or payments might be waived or suspended during the pandemic.
Many healthcare providers and clinics are continuing to provide telemedicine appointments for both unvaccinated and vaccinated individuals. Learn more about telehealth patient services here. For health care providers, telehealth information resources can be found here.
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resources
Utilize resources that can help you reduce your stress, contact trusted mental health professionals and link to other sources for help. For more information, visit this website.
The following set of resources developed by the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) provides help you with coping and emotional health during these challenging times.
- Tips for everyone
- Cognitive and somatic coping
- Trauma, moral injury, and grief
- Dealing with stigma (COVID-19, mental health, or other)
- Maintaining good sleep
- Dealing with pandemic fatigue and avoiding COVID-19 burnout
- Maintaining physical activity
- Online stress reduction resources
- How to talk to children about COVID-19
- Helping children cope
- Tips and resources to help children with fear
- Full resource sheets from other organizations
- Living well: Family harmony while under shelter at home
- For families with mental health challenges
- Learning resources and home-schooling support
- Staying well during pregnancy
- Tips for older adults living at home
- Starting your day
- Find a time to exercise
- Stay connected
- Start a project that inspires you
- Take care of your mental health
- Low income families and individuals
- Resources for undocumented individuals
- Resources for immigrants
- Multilingual resources
Guidance for Healthcare Providers and Laboratories (CDC)
For Healthcare Providers
Find clinical practice guidance and information for health care professionals on COVID-19. Visit the website.
Guidance on laboratory safety, testing, and other procedures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the website.
Guidance for Communities, Schools, Workplaces, and Events (CDC)
Information on how to safely engage in various community activities where you live work, learn, and play. Visit the Website.
Businesses and Workplaces
Business operations have changed significantly as a result of COVID-19. Consult recommendations on how to mitigate the spread of the virus in your workplaces. Visit the Website
Schools and Childcare Programs
Obtain the latest guidance for keeping K-12 schools and our children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the Website