More Trusted Resources for Information on COVID-19
COVID-19 is impacting all of us in different ways. The library provides an easy way for you to get reliable and up-to-date information regarding COVID-19. See below for a list of resources to keep you informed.
To read the Library’s initial post regarding information about COVID-19, please click here. (Please note that the links will provide the most up-to-date information).
For global information about COVID-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) has created this webpage for their most up-to-date information.
For national information regarding COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) resource page includes symptom checkers, how to protect yourself, what to do if you think you are sick, and recommendations for vulnerable populations.
For CDC-reported numbers regarding cases in the United States and Territories, the CDC updates this page daily with the most accurate and up-to-date statistics regarding the spread of COVID-19. Numbers are closed daily at 4 pm to be processed for the next day. If you like data, spreadsheets, and charts, this page is full of them!
For local information, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has links to symptom checkers, what you should do locally if you think you have symptoms of COVID-19, testing criteria, and how Alabama is handling all testing of suspected COVID-19 cases.
The City of Huntsville website has curated links to relevant government websites about COVID-19, links to information about Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Hospital, and also provides links to current local news resources like press releases and recordings of the daily Huntsville COVID-19 Update from the Mayor.
The City of Madison website includes information for Madison City residents about testing, what to do if you think you have symptoms of COVID-19, and school e-learning resources
Madison County's website includes resources and updates on closures, county response, and how to get help.
News Resources for reliable and up-to-date information about COVID-19
Al.com, where reporters who are passionate about Alabama and the people who live there, are working tirelessly to provide the most accurate and up-to-date local information to their readers.
National News Outlets dedicated COVID-19 pages that are free to access:
- The Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/coronavirus
- NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates
- New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/news-event/coronavirus