About the Virus

CDC - Coronavirus (COVID-19) - How to Protect Yourself - What to Do if You are Sick

Description:

This online resource includes information on how to protect yourself and recognize the symptoms, and what to do if you or someone you are caring for has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Date: 05/02/20

Can SARS-CoV-2, the Virus that Causes COVID-19 Disease, Be Spread by Blood?

Description:

This document addresses the confusion over whether the virus can be transmitted via blood as a bloodborne pathogen, since it can be detected in the blood (via serum blood testing).

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Date: 05/19/20

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Basics

Description:

A resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives.

Source: Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

Date: 05/14/20

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard

Description:

A map and dashboard showing confirmed cases, dealths, and other critical trends around the world.

Source: Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

Date: 05/14/20

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Testing Insights Initiative

Description:

Local testing data are not currently publicly available, and a comprehensive set of these data – paired with expert analysis and guidance – does not exist in one place. This initiative seeks to fill that gap.

This site will be continuously updated and enhanced with new data, information, and analyses about COVID-19 testing as these resources become available.

Source: Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

Date: 05/14/20

LHSFNA - COVID-19 Information and Tips for High-Risk Groups (4/23/2020)

Description:

Information on steps individuals in high-risk groups (age 65+ and those with chronic conditions) should take to reduce their risk.

Source: Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA)

Date: 05/02/20

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