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Looking for Information on COVID-19?

During this global pandemic, having access to up-to-date and accurate information is essential. The resources below offer statistical information about the pandemic, professional studies, news and instructions for avoiding infection.

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Statistics and Research:

John Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Research Center
This site provides real time data updates and locations for the global pandemic, as well as basic information resources and news from around the world regarding Covid-19.

CIDRAP – Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy – University of Minnesota
CIDRAP’s Covid-19 page provides professional studies, news, and data, as well as more casual discussions such as commentary articles and podcasts.

Infection Trajectory: See Which Countries are Flattening Their COVID-19 Curve
A real-time data map that allows users to view curve projections by country or continent.

Coronavirus Research Database by ProQuest
ProQuest built this database in response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Federal and State Government:

CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This is the CDC page for all Coronavirus and Covid-19 information and resources.
This is the federal page for all information regarding the Coronavirus and Covid-19 information and resources. Many pages redirect to the CDC website listed above.

Minnesota Department of Health
The State of Minnesota’s website for Coronavirus information and resources.

Minnesota Governor’s Office
Governor Tim Walz’s website contains a timeline and record of Minnesota’s response to the Coronavirus so far, as well as local resources and hotlines available to all Minnesota residents regarding school closures, unemployment insurance, and other human service programs. 

Minnesota Unemployment Insurance
If you’re suffering from unemployment due to Minnesota’s shelter in place order, this page has all of the rules, recommendations, and frequently asked questions surrounding filing for unemployment during this time.


Resources for Talking to Children About COVID-19:

CDC: Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

PBS: How to Talk to your Kids About Coronavirus

National Association of School Psychologists: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19


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