COVID-19: Trusted and Continuously Updated Websites

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For trusted and continually updated information about the COVID-19 outbreak, we recommend visiting the following websites:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Link to their COVID-19 outbreak page:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

The CDC has updated information on the United States which includes:

  • How to protect yourself
  • What to do if you are sick
  • Symptoms
  • Suggested precautions for older adults and those with underlying medical conditions
  • What to do if you are sick
  • Data on the number of cases in the United States
  • Resources for healthcare and public health professionals
  • Resources for communities on keeping their people safe (recommendations on travel, retirement communities, events, businesses, schools and child care facilities, first responders, law enforcement)

 

Johns Hopkins University (JHU):

Link to their Coronavirus Resource Center:

 

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/

 

 

The researchers at JHU are some of the top public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness experts in the international response to COVID-19. Their website includes:

 

  • Global data with number of cases trends updated daily
  • Timeline of major events
  • Upcoming webcasts and lectures
  • Latest news
  • Basics for understanding and keeping up to date with COVID-19
  • Daily situation reports
  • Public health resource network

 

California Department of Public Health (CDPH):

Link to their COVID-19 outbreak page:

 

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/nCOV2019.aspx

 

CDPH has updated information for all of California including:

  • regularly-updated case counts
  • information about testing
  • how to keep protected
  • what to do if you start expressing symptoms
  • how and where to seek treatment
  • what to do if your employment has been affected

 

City of Los Angeles:

Link to their COVID-19 outbreak page:

https://corona-virus.la/

The City of Los Angeles has specific information for Angelenos. Here there is information about:

  • the stay-at-home order for Los Angeles
  • how to register for free testing
  • contact information for the Mayor’s help desk
  • data about the Los Angeles cases
  • ways to stay safe
  • places to donate to the LA Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund
  • other frequently asked questions

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